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What type of mountains are the adirondack mountains?

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January 30, 2012 8:34PM

These are upwarped mountains. They form when blocks of Earth's crust are pushed up by forces within Earth. Over time, the soil and sedimentary rocks at the top of Earth's crust erode, exposing the hard, crystalline rock underneath. As these rocks erode, they form the peaks and ridges.