Some examples of fault-block mountains include the Sierra Nevada and the Grand Tetons in the United States and the Harz Mountains in Germany. Fault-block mountains are formed as a result of cracking or faulting along the... More »

Fault-block mountains form when Earth's crust pushes material up and down near a fault line. Rocks that get pushed upward eventually form mountains if there is enough seismic activity. The higher part of a fault-block ar... More »

Fault-block mountains form when Earth's crust pushes material up and down near a fault line. Rocks that get pushed upward eventually form mountains if there is enough seismic activity. The higher part of a fault-block ar... More »

The four main types of landforms are mountains, plateaus, plains and hills. A landform is defined as any natural feature on the Earth's surface, which includes other minor landforms such as valleys, buttes, basins and ca... More »

One example of the mountains and basins landforms found in the United States is located in central Idaho. The landscape of the region is formed by a combination of broad basins, uplands and breaklands. The elevation foun... More »

Peninsulas are found all around the world; in the United States, two prominent examples are the Upper Peninsula in Michigan and the Delmarva Peninsula in Maryland. Peninsulas are chunks of land that are surrounded on thr... More »

The landforms in New Zealand include mountains and uplifts, sinking basins and valleys, volcanoes, plains, fjords, caves and plateaus. New Zealand sits on an active plate boundary. The relentless compression of the crust... More »