Why do mountains, come in ranges?

  1. billericky profile image65
    billerickyposted 7 years ago

    Why do mountains, come in ranges?

    Why do mountains come in lines, and not one here and there?

  2. tom_caton profile image80
    tom_catonposted 7 years ago

    Depends where they are but usually mountains are pushed by tectonic plates pushing against each other, resulting in a range off them along the line where the plates meet. for example the Himalayan range is situated where the Indo-Australian Plate, moving at around 15 cm a year collided with the Eurasian plate about 70 million years ago.

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