How Mountains Are MadeBook - 1995
An introduction to tectonic theory and the influence of nature on our world describes how continents move on plates across the planet's molten center and how this motion contributes to the formation of mountains.
Packed with diagrams and maps, this simple and engaging first look at earth science describes plate tectonic theory –– how the continents rest on slow moving plates –– and how the forces of nature sculpt our world. "Zoehfeld presents plenty of good basic information...colorful illustrations add appeal."—K.
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1995 (NSTA/CBC)
Discusses how mountains are created and eroded, describes the changes in the earth's surface and how weather plays a role in their size and shape
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This book teaches you about mountains and how they can can be formed, Mountains can be formed in more than one way.Fossils can be found on mountains.Mountains can be formed when the land (crust of the earth) lifts and folds over itself waves of rocks are pushed up and mountains are formed.
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