Fold Mountains

Adam Collinge
Flashcards by Adam Collinge, updated more than 1 year ago
Adam Collinge
Created by Adam Collinge over 7 years ago



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What happens when tectonic plates collide? The sedimentary rock is folded and forced upwards to from mountains
Which type of plate boundaries are fold mountains found at? Destructive
Name a mountain region where a continental plate and oceanic plate boundaries collide. The Andes in South America
Name a fold mountain region where two continental plates collied? Himalayas in Asia
Describe five points of the environment of a Fold Mountain. High mountains which are very rocky with steep slopes. Snow in the higher bits and lakes in the valleys
Give five ways humans use Fold mountain regions. 1)Farming 2) Hydro Electric Power (HEP) 3) Mining 4) Forestry 5) Tourism
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