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Noun Concept
Categories: Effects of gravitation, Articles with short description, Geological processes, Plate tectonics, 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 & Open English WordNet
Orogeny is the primary mechanism by which mountains are formed on continents. 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