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What mountains form when magma piles up on Earth's surface?
Mountains formed by erosion
Highest mountain in North America
Second tallest mountain on Earth
Tallest mountain in Colorado
Volcanoes erupt and can form what?
Highest peak in the world
Mountains made by intense compressional forces
Mountains that came from geological tensional stress
Mountains formed when 2 plate tectonics pull apart
Mountain created when magma rises and pushes sedimentary rocks, creating a dome shape.
Mountains that came from broad arching of the Earth's crust
A mountain chain located in the north western part of the US
A symmetrically shaped mountain in Japan
A chain of mountains in the eastern part of the US
A mountain of the Alps between Switzerland and Italy
This is the granite dome at the eastern end of the Yosemite Valley
This is the highest mountain in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming
Highest mountain in the Alps
It is located in the Olympus Range on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia

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