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Ishan Trivedi from KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA , asked a question
Subject: Social Science , asked on 17/6/13

What are exogenic and endogenic forces ? What are Lithospheric Plates ?

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Reecha Upadhyaya ,Meritnation Expert added an answer
Answered on 17/6/13
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Prithusha Chakraborty , From Delhi Public School , added an answer
Answered on 2/7/12

Part -I :

EXOGENIC FORCES -The forces which act on the INTERIOR of the Earth are known as EXOGENIC FORCES .Examples:- EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANOES, LANDSLIDES etc

ENDOGENIC FORCES -The forces which act on the EXTERIOR of the Earth are known as ENDOGENIC FORCES .Examples:- RIVER, SEA WAVES, GLACIERS etc

This tree will help you understand it better:-

EARTH MOVEMENTS

ENDOGENIC FORCES

SUDDEN FORCES

EARTHQUAKES

VOLCANO

LANDSLIDES

DIASTOPHIC FORCES

BUILDING MOUNTAINS

EXOGENIC FORCES

EROSIONAL AND DEPOSITIONAL

RIVER

WIND

SEA-WAVES

GLACIERS

 

Part -II :

The Earth 's crust consists of several large and some small,irregularly-shaped plates {slabs} which carry the CONTINENTS and the OCEAN FLOOR ,they are known as LITHOSPHERIC PLATES

Adalinge Bandu , added an answer
Answered on 14/12/12

what is the interiar structre of earth

Taufeeqshinwari , added an answer
Answered on 14/1/13

 what is endogenic agent and explain the example of endogenic agent like sunamai  valacanio etc>?