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  • Hazardous Earth

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Turkey and Syria’s devastating earthquakes in graphics

  • Outline the characteristics of the earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6

  • With reference to the map ‘The largest earthquakes in the region this century’ analyse the earthquake data

  • Discuss how the social and economic impacts of this earthquake compare with other major earthquakes over the past 50 years

  • Investigate why many buildings in Turkey are not aseismic or earthquake resistant

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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