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  • 1. 11.2 Types Of Mountains
  • 2. Orogenesis <ul><li>A collection of processes that produce a mountain belt. </li></ul>
  • 3. Folded Mountains <ul><li>Mountains that are formed primarily by folding. </li></ul>
  • 4. Fault-Block Mountains <ul><li>A mountain formed when large blocks of crust are tilted, uplifted, or dropped between large normal faults. </li></ul>
  • 5. Graben <ul><li>A valley formed by the downward displacement of fault-bounded block. </li></ul>
  • 6. Horst <ul><li>An elongated, uplifted block of crust bounded by faults. </li></ul>
  • 7. Key Concepts <ul><li>Mountains are classified by the dominant processes that have formed them. </li></ul><ul><li>Mountains that are formed primarily by folding are called folded mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>Large-scale normal faults are associated with structures called fault-block mountains. </li></ul>
  • 8. Key Concepts <ul><li>When upwarping produces a circular or elongated structure, the feature is called a dome. </li></ul><ul><li>Large-scale normal faults are associated with structures called fault-block mountains. </li></ul>

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