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