GARY HINCKS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GARY HINCKS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Mountain landscape. Artwork of mountain peaks of snow and ice at high elevation, with a barren landscape of boulders of various sizes in the foreground. Mountain formation (orogeny) is due to uplift produced by colliding tectonic plates. Mountains are broken down and eroded by wind, water and ice, and various weathering processes.
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