Rock/Mode Of Formation

Geography SSS1 Second Term


Rock/Mode Of Formation

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  • Fold Mountains
  • Block Mountains
  • Volcanic Mountains
  • Residual Mountains


Characteristics of Fold Mountains

  • They contain old rocks with steep sides.
  • Fold Mountains have a wrinkling or folding appearance and show distinct peaks of great heights.
  • Fold Mountains exist in layered form, they are soft and have anticlines and synclines.
  • Folding shortens the earth’s crust and form the most widespread type of mountains and are noted for active volcanoes.
  • Fold Mountains form the highest range. Example of.... View More

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