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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Events in the geological history of Earth, Mountain geomorphology, Effects of gravitation, Plate tectonics
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orogeny  alpinotype orogeny  crustal deformation  geologic uplift  mountain folding
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The process of mountain formation (especially by the upward displacement of the earth's crust) WordNet 3.0
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The process of mountain formation (especially by the upward displacement of the earth's crust) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Orogeny is a mountain-building process that takes place at a convergent plate margin when plate motion compresses the margin. Wikipedia
Term that describes the formation of mountain ranges, geoscientific term Wikidata
The process of mountain building by the upward folding of the Earth's crust. Wiktionary