Flashcards in Mountains Deck (8)
What are three common landforms found on a mountain landscape?
Mountains, ridges, valleys
What are the three highest mountains in the world, and their height above sea level?
MT Everest- 8848m
My Aconcagua- 6962
What is a mountain range?
A series of mountains or hills ranged in a line and connected by high ground such as the Great Dividing Range and the Snowy Mountains
What are the three different types of mountains?
Fold, block and volcanic
How are food mountains created?
Upward pressure when two plates collide
How are block mountains created?
When cracks in the Earth’s crust force blocks of land upwards
How are volcanic mountains created?
When magma pushes from beneath the Earth to its crust