Are fault block mountains formed by the folding of rock layers caused by compression forces?


A fault block mountain is formed when a block (or blocks) of rocks between two normal faults is pushed up. If the rocks become extremely hot during compression, they are more likely to fold than to fault. AnswerParty!!!

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