The classification of mountains on the basis of the formation

There are three types of mountains
  1. Fold Mountains
  2. Block Mountains
  3. Volcanic Mountains
Fold mountains:
The Himalayan Mountains and the Aravali range in India, the Alps in Europe, The Appalachians in North America and the Ural mountains in Russia are examples of fold mountains.
Block Mountains:
 The Rhine valley and the Vosges Mountain in Europe are examples of such mountain systems.
Volcanic mountains:
Mt.Kilimanjaro in Africa and Mt.Fujiyama in Japan are examples of such mountains.

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