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

Asked by Ishan Trivedi(student) , on 17/6/13


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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

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