Mountain Building

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by brashane
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Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Grade:
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Mountain Building

Folded Mountains

Fault-block Mountains

Mountain Building

Volcanic Mountains

Normal Fault

Reverse Fault

Strike-Slip Fault

Brandon Shane

Fault- is a crack in the earths crust or tectonic plates.Their are many different types of fault's like shown above.

Folded mountains are mountains that form when two tectonic plates push together at their border.

Fault-block mountains form when bedrock is broken and forced upward by tectonic movements in the fault.

A volcanic mountain is a mountain that forms from volcanic activity like magma.


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