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July 30, 2020 1:02 pmpts 30 pts
10. OROGENESIS : describes process of mountain building. the processes that 1o the land surface in <50 million years. The processes that produce mountain belts is called orogenesis. Orogeny is an ongoing process an last for tens of milions or years. when uplift ceases, erosive forces planes the mountains back ar The active mountain chains as indicated by the occurrence of earthquakes. Alpine and Himalayan orogeny occurs where a block of Continental crust is carried into collision with other crustal plates. But most active mountain chains lie on continental plates in collision with oceanic crust.
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  • Rahul pandey Best Answer
    Orogenesis is the process of mountain building. The term mountain building implies that the rate of surface uplift is greater than the rate of erosion such that, over time, a lowla...
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    Gurmeet singh
    Sir, Is mountain building only considered of continental-continental collision.? or also continental oceanic collision.