Fault Block Mountain Poster

By Jason, Wyatt, Breaden, Mallory , Zoey.H and Matt

How They are Made


Fault-block mountains form when enormous underground pressure forces a whole rock mass to break away from another.The line where the break takes place is called a fault. On one side of the line is goes up on the other goes down.

Some Examples

The Sierra Nevada mountains in North America

The Harz Mountains in Germany