Ecology Center Terrain

Continents X and Y crash together, increasing the subduction mountain range. mountain's creation process produces rounded-top chains, the Black Hills of South Dakota serving as a good example. Vulcanism also results in the most obvious mountain creation volcanoes. Although volcanoes are usually associated with subduction of tectonic plates, some places are simply hot spots, or places that allow magma to rise near the surface. Although volcanoes are spectacular and dangerous, they are not very...