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Flashcards in Mountains Deck (8)
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1

What are three common landforms found on a mountain landscape?

Mountains, ridges, valleys

2

What are the three highest mountains in the world, and their height above sea level?

MT Everest- 8848m
K2- 8611
My Aconcagua- 6962

3

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

4

What are the three different types of mountains?

Fold, block and volcanic

5

How are food mountains created?

Upward pressure when two plates collide

6

How are block mountains created?

When cracks in the Earth’s crust force blocks of land upwards

7

How are volcanic mountains created?

When magma pushes from beneath the Earth to its crust

8

What are two different natural resources that come from mountain landscapes?

Fresh water and minerals