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General Knowledge - Mountains
Mountain is a large natural elevation of the earth's surface that rises abruptly from the surrounding area.
Types of Mountains
The following are the major types of the Mountains −
Fold Mountains − e.g. Himalayas (in Asia), Rockies (in North America), Andes (in South America), Alps (Europe), etc.
Block Mountains − e.g. Black Forest (Germany), Vosges (France), etc.
Volcanic Mountains − e.g. Mt. Vesuvius (Italy), Mt. Fujiyama (Japan), Mt. Cotopaxi & Mt. Chimborazo (South America), etc.
Residual/Relict Mountain − e.g. Aravalli, Western Ghats (India), etc.
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