How were the Alps formed?


The Alps are a type of mountain known as 'fold mountains'. This type of mountain is created by the collision of tectonic plates. In the case of the Alps, these plates were the Eurasian and African continental plates.
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The alps are formed by plate tectonics. That is the Indian sub continent is smashing into the Asian continent, forcing up the land. This forced up land is called the Alps.
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