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 mountains according to geology
Glacially sculpted mountains and hills
Volcanic mountains
Mountains with structure-controlled form
Other types of mountain or hill
Mountains defined by their vegetation
Types of rock that make up mountains
Groups of mountains
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