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Year 8 HASS Geography: Earthquakes

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Earthquake distribution

Ring of Fire Map:

Live Earthquakes Map:


Online encyclopaedias are great for concise and correct overviews. 

  • Variety of reading levels
  • Quality resources including text, images, videos and ‘Web’s Best Sites’
  • Read aloud facility
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  • Ready-made citation


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Plate tectonics

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Reference Generator

It is important to show your teacher you used a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

A sample bibliography for 3 resources listed on this page would look like:

American Red Cross 2017, Earthquake Safety, accessed 18 May 2017, <>.

Earthquake 2017. Britannica School. Retrieved 18 May 2017, from

Walker, J 2005, Earthquakes, Stargazer, Mankato, Minn.