What major mountain ranges were shaped by tectonic plate activity

QUESTION POSTED AT 22/09/2019 - 09:28 PM

Answered by answersmine AT 22/09/2019 - 09:28 PM

The rocky mountains took shape during a really intense period od tectonic activity that gave much of the rough, rugged landscape of the western north America.
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