Q. Which of the following are examples of Fold Mountains?
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Fold Mountains are created through a process called orogeny. An orogenic event takes millions of years to create a fold mountain.
- When a tectonic plate gets pressure from two sides, it gets folded. Some of its portion becomes elevated and forms the mountains.
- The depressions form the valleys. The Himalayas, the Rockies, the Andes and the Alps are examples of Fold Mountain.
- They are the young mountains of the world and hence they have some of the highest peaks of the world.
Source: ICSE – Total Geography Class – IX