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

Asked by Ishan Trivedi(student), +1 more 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

Posted by Prithusha Chakr...(student), on 2/7/12

what is the interiar structre of earth

Posted by Adalinge Bandu(teacher), on 14/12/12

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

Posted by Taufeeqshinwari(student), on 14/1/13
EXPERT ANSWER

Hi

Click on the following links:

http://www.meritnation.com/discuss/question/5127954/0/what-is-exogenic-forces

http://www.meritnation.com/discuss/question/5127944/0/what-are-lithosphericplates

hope it helps!

Posted by Reecha Upadhyaya(MeritNation Expert), on 17/6/13

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