General Knowledge - World Geography - Discussion

32. 

The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which of the following?

[A]. Volcanic mountains
[B]. Residual mountains
[C]. Block mountains
[D]. Fold mountains

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Ravi said: (Aug 25, 2012)  
Himalayan mountains are formed due to the folding of plates.

Sanya said: (May 24, 2013)  
Fold mountains are mountains formed mainly by the effects of folding on layers within the upper part of the Earth's crust.

Jooly Jaiswal said: (Jun 11, 2014)  
The Great Himalaya is formed due to collision of Indian plate and Eurasian plate. Since both the plates are continental so that they collide and formed a spectacular mountain, that is called Himalaya.

Jooly Jaiswal said: (Jun 11, 2014)  
It is actually a kind of complex mountain.

Aneesha said: (Sep 9, 2015)  
Himalayan mountains are youngest mountains n the world and it formed due to the collision of Indian plates and Eurasian plates. The process is called folding.

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