5.- Hawaiian islands formation

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Question 1

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How can you explain the volcanic activity of Hawaii?
Answer
  • Hawwaii is on an oceanic ridge
  • Hawaii is on a subduction area
  • Hawaii is on top of a hot spot

Question 2

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Where do mantle plumes come from?
Answer
  • They could rise up from the outer core
  • They could rise up from the inner core
  • They could rise up from the astenosphere

Question 3

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Mantle plumes move regarding to lithospheric plates
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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How could you explain the oldest island of Hawaii are far away from the hot spot?
Answer
  • The pacific plate is moving exactly in the opposite direction that the Hawaiian Islands are been creating
  • The pacific plate is moving exactly in the same direction that the Hawaiian Islands are been creating
  • Because It is the smaller

Question 5

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How could you explain far away islands are smaller than the closest to the hot spot?
Answer
  • Because of they were formed first and without enough lava
  • Because of the oceanic rising
  • Because of they are been eroding
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