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Kn fold mountains

  1. 1. Fold Mountains <ul><li>What are fold mountains? </li></ul><ul><li>How are fold mountains formed? </li></ul><ul><li>How do people live in fold mountains? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Collision zones
  3. 3. How do they form? <ul><li>At a collision margin (another word for a plate boundary) 2 continental plates are pushing towards each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Because they are the same density (weight) neither of them can sink so the SQUEEZE upwards making fold mountains </li></ul>
  4. 4. Formation
  5. 7. Key terms <ul><li>Deposition </li></ul><ul><li>Geosyncline </li></ul><ul><li>Sedimentary rock </li></ul><ul><li>Compressional plate boundary </li></ul><ul><li>Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>Syncline </li></ul>
  6. 8. Tasks <ul><li>Log on to KN and complete the task sheets. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the guide sheets to help you </li></ul>
  7. 9. Plenary… make sure you can answer the following questions <ul><li>What 2 plate boundaries form fold mountains? </li></ul><ul><li>What type of rocks make up fold mountains? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a geosyncline ? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you name 3 examples of fold mountains and say what continents they are in. </li></ul>

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