Pyramidal peaks form if 3 or more corries (explained in a previous post) develop on a mountain. They often have a very sharp appearance due to frost shattering, e.g. – The Matterhorn in The Alps (as shown above).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s