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Are Drakensberg mountains fold mountains?
They are not fold mountains, they were formed from volcanic eruption and large quantities of lava covering the area. Later, wind and water deposited large amounts mud and shale. Weathering has created the mountains as seen today.
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They are not fold mountains, they were created by volcanic eruption, lava covered a large area of Southern Africa. Wind and water created further deposits of shale and mudston…e. Weathering has now reduced the size of the area
Folded mountains are mountains that were formed by great pressure on rock layers. Horizontal pressure is put on these layers to form folded mountains. Folded mountains make u…p the highest mountains on the world!
Both were probably formed from convergent plate boundaries.
South Africa and Lesotho
Fold mountains are formed from the collision of continental tectonic plates. Since neither plate subducts under the other, the colliding plates wrinkle and fold like a rug bei…ng pushed into a wall.
In The Alps, mining was used because of the variety of rock; Salt Iron ore Gold Silver Copper But it has now declined due to cheaper foreign sources.
Fault Block. That is wrong, they are fold mountains, they were formed on a weakening in the plate, and millions of years ago the plate was under pressure and then it buckled a…nd the Rockies were formed.
No. The Teton Range in Wyoming was formed by uplifts and volcanic actiivity.
Yes they are
An example of a fold mountain is Mount Everest in Nepal.
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Fold mountains are mountains that are formed when the land forms a wave like shape due to the tectonic plate movements underneath so yes the Ural Mountains are fold mountains
the old fold mountains are low in height and have rounded peaks
No, the rocky mountains were not formed on a destructive plate. That is wrong, they are fold mountains, they were formed on a weakening in the plate, and millions of years ago… the plate was under pressure and then it buckled and the Rockies were formed.