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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.

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Types of glacially eroded mountainsEdit

Types of volcanoes/volcanic landformsEdit

Types of rockEdit

Other types of mountain or hillEdit

See alsoEdit