Friday, January 3, 2020

Natural Creations - Mountains & Their Types

A Mountain is one of the gifted natural thing from to make the nature more beautiful. Its a natural rise of the earth surface.It a large land-form that rises above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak. Mountains are formed through tectonic forces or volcanism. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill.Mountains produce colder climates,which generally effects ecosystem of mountains.They tend to be used less for agriculture and more for resource extraction and recreation.

Mountains & Their Types-

1) Fold Mountains

They occur when 2 plates collide with each other.

2Volcanic Mountains

When a tectonic plate is pushed below another tectonic plate at a mid-ocean ridge or hotspot melting occurs in rock above the slab (due to the addition of water) When the magma reaches the surface, it often builds a volcanic mountain.

Fault-Block Mountains

They are caused by faults in the crust,a seam where rocks can move past each other. When rocks on one side of a fault rise relative to the other, it can form a mountain.

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