The fold and thrust belt of the Appalachian
Mountains formed approximately 200 million years ago.
These mountains were formed in a process similar to
that forming the Himalayan Mountains today.
Youve examined side views of other features; now
you see just the map view. Try to visualize how a cross
section of this area would look, cut along a line from
the top left to the bottom right of the image.
! Move your cursor over the image
to highlight ridges and thrust faults exposed at the
surface. Answer the questions below.