What type of boundary causes mountains?
Mountain-building is a result of continental collision, so destructive plate boundaries. One plate is destroyed by subduction below the other, which undergoes compression, buckling and uplift as the collision continues. This is happening at present in Asia, raising the Himalayan Mountains.
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Mountains form at convergent plate boundaries.
Intercontinental convergent boundary.
Typically continental mountain ranges are associated with destructive plate boundaries.
Volcanic mountain ranges are formed from oceanic-continental convergent-subduction boundaries, much like with volcanic islands. When a plate is subducted, the crust forming th…is plate is heated and melted creating magma which erupts from the crust and creates volcanic mountain ranges.
The type of boundary that the Andes mountains are, in South America, is a convergent plate boundary. This was formed from the collision of the South American plate boundary an…d the Nazca plate.
Transform boundaries cause fault lines or faults.
Convergent boundary causes folding. it is when the plates collide or push up against eachother forming mountains and folding.
Collision Plate Boundary
Mainly... Convergent Boundary.
The are formed by the convergent boundary when to tectonic plates are collided together .
the Atlantic plate sliding under the north American plate over 300 million years ago