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The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world. .... The Andes are the result of plate tectonics processes, caused by the ..... Potosí in present-day Boli...

When did the Andes mountains form? -- ScienceDaily


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

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 ...

Mountains on a plate form the Andes - University World News


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 ...

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


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 ...


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

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


Oct 20, 2016 ... 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 ...

The Andes - Introduction


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  ...

Andes mountains formed by 'growth spurts' : NewsCenter


Apr 21, 2014 ... Scientists have long been trying to understand how the Andes and other broad, high-elevation mountain ranges were formed. New research by ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How Were the Andes Mountains Formed&v=S8AUGZFrWno
Jun 15, 2008 ... ... part 3 -Formation of the Andes the full lesson is found on my playlist; ... G2/P3: Fold Mountains & Convergent Plates: Andes, Rockies, ...
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How did the Andes Mountains form? | Reference.com


The Andes are a large volcanic chain of mountains that run the length of the west ... What animals live in the Andes? ... How are fault-block mountains formed?

The Andes Mountains - Windows to the Universe


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

Oceanic/Continental: The Andes - The Geological Society


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.