List of mountain types

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Mountains can be characterized in several ways. Some mountains are volcanoes and can be characterized by the type of lava and eruptive history. Other mountains are shaped by glacial processes and can be characterized by their shape. Finally, many mountains can be characterized by the type of rock that make up their composition.

Types of glacially eroded mountains[edit]

Types of volcanoes/volcanic landforms[edit]

Types of rock[edit]

Other Types of Mountains[edit]

See also[edit]