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Noun Concept
Categories: Geological processes, Mountain geomorphology, Articles with short description, Effects of gravitation, Orogeny
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orogeny  Alpinotype orogeny  Crustal deformation  Geologic uplift  Mountain-building
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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 & WordNet 2020
An orogeny is an event that leads to both structural deformation and compositional differentiation of the Earth's lithosphere at convergent plate margins. 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