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Question 1: Plateaus can also be formed due to the erosional processes of ________ on mountain ranges, in this case the plateaus are left sitting between the mountain ranges.
Ice sheetLittle Ice AgeCurrent sea level riseGlacier

Question 2: In North America the largest plateau is the ________ covering an area of 337,000 km² (130,000 mi²).
Uinta MountainsSouthern Rocky MountainsSangre de Cristo MountainsColorado Plateau

Question 3: In geology and ________, a plateau, also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.
Natural environmentPlate tectonicsNatureEarth science

Question 4: Plateaus are classified according to their surrounding environment, common categories are: intermontane, ________, and continental plateaus.
Aosta ValleyLombardyPiedmontItaly

Question 5: Plateaus can be formed by a number of processes, including, upwelling of magma, extrusion of lava, and ________ by water and glaciers.
ErosionDuneMouth barRiver delta


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