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List of mountain types

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List of mountain types

Mountains and hills can be characterized in several ways. Some mountains are volcanoes and can be characterized by the type of lava and eruptive history. Other mountains are shaped by glacial processes and can be characterized by their shape. Finally, many mountains can be characterized by the type of rock that make up their composition.


  • Types of glacially eroded mountains 1
  • Types of volcanoes/volcanic landforms 2
  • Types of rock 3
  • Other types of mountain or hill 4
  • See also 5

Types of glacially eroded mountains

Types of volcanoes/volcanic landforms

Types of rock

Other types of mountain or hill

See also

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