A landscape which is caused due to the fissure in the earth along which one side has moved down with reference to the other is known as?

A. Rift Valley

B. U Shaped Valley

C. V Shaped Valley

D. Hanging Valley

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Tensional and compressional forces act adjacent to each other, tensional forces are responsible for faults which get deeper and become rift valleys whereas compressional forces are responsible for upliftment of land thus building block mountains. Example: The Death Valley, USA.

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