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National Parks of the Rocky Mountains

Four States
New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Montana
North American Cordillera
complex mountainous region in western North America extending from Alaska into central Mexico
Compressive Forces
Where the orientations of stress are directed toward each other
a bend in rock that forms where part of Earth's crust is compressed
Characteristics of Glacier National Park
Extremely high-peaked mountains, caused by compressive forces, folds, thrust faults, reverse faults, and Ice-age glaciation.