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Tsunami waves are very high waves of immense destructive power.
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Hotspots are areas of the Earth´s crust where magma often rises to the surface and causes volcanic activity.
Tectonic plates can move in relation to each other.
Stratovolcanoes consist of layers of volcanic ash, debris and lava.
This animation explains the most important characteristics of waves through sound waves.
An earthquake is one of the most devastating natural phenomena.
Lateral compressive forces cause rocks to form folds. This is how fold mountains are formed.
Seawater, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping coastlines.
A long pipe in the centre of the tower penetrates the ocean bed until it reaches the layer that contains oil.
The boundaries of tectonic plates can be seen on the seafloor.
This animation demonstrates the most important seas and bays.
Tidal power stations utilise the daily fluctuation of the water level for producing electricity.
Short-lived but extremely powerful tornadoes can cause a great deal of damage.
Waves play an extremely important role in many areas of our lives.
This animation demonstrates different types of volcanic eruptions
The protective embankment, or, in case of minor floods, the summer dyke ensures the protection against flood damage.
The Great ocean conveyor is a planet-wide system of ocean currents, which has a great influence on the Earth´s climate.
The rise and drop of sea levels caused by the gravitational force of the Moon.