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 Form 2 Geography Revision Questions and Answers Set 1

Outline how a fold mountain is formed

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- Extensive shallow depressions called geosynclines develops.
- Sediments from higher grounds are deposited in the geosyncline.
- Internal forces cause the crust on either side of the geosyncline to move towards the geosyncline.
- As a result, the sediments are compressed and form folds which rise above sea level.
- The process continues and eventually the rocks or sediments become so intensively folded to form high mountains.