Mountains

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Mountains

MOUNTAINSMichelle-Giorgio

The forming of a mountainis called omogeny. Mountainare formed throughtectonic forces or volcanism

Climate on mountains become colder at high elevations. The colder climate on mountains affects the plants and animals residing on mountains.

There are 5 main types:volcanic - dome - foldedplateau - fault block

The highest mountain in the solar system is the Olympus Mons, on Mars. The highest mountain in the world is Mount Everest

Mountains are subjected to the agents of erosion. It causes the surface of mountains to be younger than the rocks that form the mountains themselves

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Is a place on Earth'ssurface that is muchhigher than the landaround it

volcanic

Dome

Fault-block

Plateau

Folded


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