What are known as epeirogenic movements? - Geography

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What are known as epeirogenic movements?

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The movements such as uplift and submergence working in vertical direction are known as epeirogenic movements. ‘Epeiros’ in Greek means continent ‘genic’ means building. As this movement created continents coming out higher from the oceans.

Concept: Landforms of the Earth
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Morning Star ICSE Class 9 Total Geography
Chapter 5 Landforms of the Earth
Exercise | Q 10
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