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The Andes are the longest continental mountain range in the world. They are a continual range .... The Andes are the result of plate tectonics processes, caused by the subduction of oceanic ..... Po...

Andes Mountains case study - Coolgeography.co.uk

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The Andes Mountains - a case study of how Fold mountains are used ... The mountains have been formed as a result of the convergence of the Nazca plate and ...

The Andes Mountains - Windows to the Universe

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Nov 17, 2008 ... The Andes Mountains form one of the longest mountain ranges on Earth, ... The forces of plate tectonics are responsible for the formation of the ...

Mountains on a plate form the Andes - University World News

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Mar 25, 2012 ... An international team of geologists were intrigued by the Andes' ... had previously been unable to answer: the mountains were formed only 45 ...

Andes Mountains | mountain system, South America | Britannica.com

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Nov 11, 2014 ... Andes Mountains, also called the Andes, Spanish Cordillera de los Andes ... Earth's landmass were joined together into the supercontinent Pangaea. ..... North of latitude 45° S, soils are formed directly on weathered rocks at ...

Oceanic/Continental: The Andes - The Geological Society

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Oceanic/Continental: The Andes ... of the lithosphere in the collision zone ( imagine a car hitting a solid wall) and so produces the fold mountains of the Andes.

Andes - New World Encyclopedia

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The Andes is South America's longest mountain range, forming a continuous chain .... the Incas were conquered by an army of 180 men led by Pizarro in 1532 .

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How Were the Andes Mountains Formed&v=S8AUGZFrWno
Jun 15, 2008 ... Video Short Lesson 4 - Plate tectonics part 3 -Formation of the Andes the full lesson is found on my playlist; ...

The Andes - Introduction

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The Andes is a mountain chain which extends along the western edge of the ... arcs accreted during the Cretaceous and early Tertiary time, forming the Western  ...

Why are the Andes so tall? : Nature News

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Mar 15, 2007 ... Plate-tectonics study could explain why some mountains are higher ... But the Andes were formed where an oceanic plate slides beneath a ...

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When did the Andes mountains form? -- ScienceDaily

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Nov 18, 2015 ... The Andes were formed by tectonic activity whereby Earth is uplifted as one plate (oceanic crust) subducts under another plate (continental ...

South America - The Andes - Plate, Region, Chile, and Plates ...

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The great mountain range of South America is the Andes Mountains, which ... The Andes were formed by the motion of the earth's crust, which is cut up into ...

Geophysicists offer explanation for Andes formation - physicsworld ...

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Mar 15, 2007 ... 3D simulation unveils mystery of the mountain range. ... the long-standing enigma of how the Andes mountain range was formed. ... they reckon that the Andes were formed when one tectonic plate in the Pacific slides or ...