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Welcome to the Week 3 Discussion area! Post your responses to the Discussion based on the course requirements. Note: If there are multiple Discussion topics this week, click on the "Select a Topic" drop-down menu to reveal each topic. After choosing a topic, click on the "Go" button. Mountains and Molehills This week, you learned about the formation of mountains through the process called plate tectonics. As you know, mountains can be formed by two plates colliding, or through volcanic eruptions. As you think about the closest mountains in your area, are they tall, short, jagged, or smooth? In this Discussion, you will examine the relationship between plate tectonics and formation of mountains. To prepare for this Discussion: • Review the assigned reading in Chapters 4 and 6 in the course text along with the web sites and animations for this week that are listed in the Learning Resources. Think about how mountains form and why they form in some areas, but not in others. • What are the nearest mountains to you? How far away are they? What are the general characteristics of
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course PHSC 1001 taught by Professor Gabrielclay during the Fall '09 term at Walden University.

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