Or orogenesis; The formation of mountains. It is brought about by the movements of the rigid plates making up the Earth's crust (described by plate tectonics). Where two plates collide at a destructive margin rocks become folded and lifted to form chains of fold mountains (such as the young fold mountains of the Himalayas).
Orogenesis; formation of mountains.
Postajanje (formiranje) brda i planina, orogenija (grč.)
1. Postanak, obrazovanje planina;
2. Nauka o postanku planina (grč.)