Mountains

By: Sophia Rose Murphy

What is a mountain?


A mountain is a landform that has higher land around them. Few mountains stand by themselves, but others are part of a group of mountains, that are called a range. Some mountains are very hard to find.

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Natural Resources

Some of the natural resources in the mountains are coal, zinc, iron, gold, led, oil, and gas.

Animals

Most animals that live on the top part of a mountain have thick fur to protect and keep them worm. Snow on the mountains make it very difficult for animals to find food to live. some animals like deer, foxes, squirrels, owls, rabbits, and some flies live in the lowest part of a mountain.


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Maps of where mountains can be found

Fun Facts

On the top of a mountain weather could get cold and very windy. Winter in the mountains are often long and very cold, some times the snow covers the ground for a very long time.

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