Fold moutains are actually formed by crust which have been uplifted and folded by compressional forces. This occurs along convergent plate boundaries where 2 plates move towards each other, between continental plates or between an oceanic and a continental plate. The crust and the rocks get bent and crumpled, and massive layers of Earth's crust gets uplifted as a result, forming spectacular fold mountains.
More well-know examples of fold mountains are the Himalayas in Asia and the Andes in South America.
The formation of fold mountains has some effects on humans. Read more about them at Folding And Us
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