Internal Forces and Earth's Surface Irregularities

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What is the result of the compressional force that causes folding?

What are the sides of a fold called?

Where are fold mountains usually found?

What process results in irregularities on the surface of the earth?

What is another term for upward arching folds caused by folding?

What causes the formation of a rift valley?

Which type of fault is caused by compression?

What process leads to the formation of block (Horst) mountains?

What is volcanism?

Which mountain range is an example of young fold mountains?


Test your knowledge about internal forces and their effects on the earth's surface. Learn about folding, faulting, earthquakes, and volcanism.

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