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Tectonic plates can move in relation to each other.
Human activity increases the greenhouse effect and leads to global warming.
Stratovolcanoes consist of layers of volcanic ash, debris and lava.
The Earth’s magnetic North and South poles are located near the geographic North and South poles.
The ozone layer filters the Sun´s harmful UV radiation, therefore it is indispensable for life on Earth.
The difference between the temperature of the polar and equatorial zones causes atmospheric circulation which is affected by a number of factors, including...
The apparent movement of the Sun is caused by the Earth's rotation around its axis.
Carbon is bound in organic substances during photosynthesis, while during breathing, it is released into the atmosphere.
The rise and drop of sea levels caused by the gravitational force of the Moon.
Lateral compressive forces cause rocks to form folds. This is how fold mountains are formed.
The Earth is divided into geographical and climatic zones, which result in the zonation of vegetation.
A glacier is a large body of ice that forms from snow, and is in constant, slow motion.
Wind, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping coastal areas and steppes.
The boundaries of tectonic plates can be seen on the seafloor.
The animation presents the largest mountains, plains, rivers, lakes and deserts of the Earth.
Atmospherical nitrogen is bound by bacteria and used by living organisms in the form of various compounds.
This animation demonstrates different types of soil.
Cold and warm fronts are formed where bodies of cold and warm air meet.
Cyclones are large areas of circulating air with clouds and precipitation being formed in its centre.
Karst formations include dolines and dripstones.