Fold mountains are caused by the pressure of two plates compressing upwards and downwards to create mountain ranges such as the Himalayas. There are also layers of folded sediments like the Jura or rock such at the Alps. The part which goes down is called a geosyncline while sediments as they are lighter go upwards to form the mountains.
|continent||country||name of range|
|Europe||Alps||France, Italy, Switzerland|
|Asia||Himalayas||Nepal, China, India|
|New Zealand||southern Alps||South Alps|
|Africa||Atlas mountains||Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia|
|South America||Eastern and western cordillera|
|North America||coast ranges|
|North America||Alaskan Range|
I will add images from mountain ranges as I find the time and acquire new ones. Feel free to leave a comment and we can add some of yours.
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