The Mountain Formed on the Earth Crust Due to Tension is Called

  1. Young folded mountain
  2. Old folded mountain
  3. Laccolith mountain
  4. Block mountain
Manish Listener Asked on 17th June 2015 in General Knowledge.
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Block Mountain

A geological landform that rise above the surrounding land is called mountain.  Mountain area is about one fifth of the world landscape.  Mountain rise high at least one thousand to ten thousand feet above sea level. The highest mountain in the world is Mount Everest, rising 29036 feet. Small mountain which is below than 1000 feet is called hills.

RE: The Mountain Formed on the Earth Crust Due to Tension is Called

There are five type of mountains:
Fold Mountains
Fault block Mountains
Dome Mountains
Volcanic Mountains
Plateau Mountains

Block Mountain or Fault Block Mountains  are massive structure. Fault block mountains are formed when some large blocks of rock are forced upward and other forced down. There are two type of block mountains  Lifted and Tilted.

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 18th June 2015.
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