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Appalachian Mountain landforms clearly demonstrate the relation of plate tectonics and structure to geomorphology. The folded rocks record the convergence of two continental plates in Pennsylvanian/Permian time. This page uses text, maps, and remotely sensed imagery to explain the relationship between plate tectonics, geologic structures, and the resulting landforms. It is part of an out-of-print NASA publication entitled 'Geomorphology from Space'. Links to the rest of the book are provided.

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Space sciences,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Space Science,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Mountain building,Geology,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Astronomy,Higher Education,Physical geography,Science,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206162349975T,Geomorphology,Chemistry,Physics,Structural geology,High School,Plate tectonics,Earth science,Geoscience,Geography

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