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Any point on Earth's surface that rises 1,00 for or more above its surroundings is a ______.
mountain
_____ _____, in Tibet, is the highest mountain on Earth. (two words)
Mount Everest
There are several general types of mountains: _____, _____, _____ and _____.
folded, block, dome and volcanic
_____ mountains and valleys are caused when the continental plates move and the lithosphere bends or crumples beneath the surface.
folded
_____ mountains are caused when the contintal plates move and the layers of the lithosphere break and slip along fault lines.
block
_____ mountains are caused when molten rock, or magma, pushes up on Earth's surface but does not breath through.
dome
_____ mountains are caused when molten rock does breath through the Earth's surface. They often lie in a linear chain.
volcanic
Hills are high points on Earth's surface that are less than _____ feet in height.
1,000
Most hills are formed by the same processes that form mountains, while a few are formed by _____ movement and deposits.
glacier
The longest mountain range in the world is the _____ Mountains in South American.
Andes