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What is endogenic process?

What is endogenic process?

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S. Nicole

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S. Nicole, Wordsmith, PG In Journalism, New York

Answered on Sep 14, 2018

An endogenic process is a geological process that is formed, originated, and located below the surface of the earth. Most of the endogenic processes are folding and faulting. These are the reasons behind major landform features.

These are only endogenic processes which are highly responsible for earthquake and major volcanic activities.

R. Glover

R. Glover, Editor, New York City

Answered on Jul 11, 2018

An endogenic process is something that occurs underneath the earth’s surface. A lot of people do not realize that the earth is constantly moving. We are just so accustomed to it that we do not feel it anymore. The earth’s movement may be brought about by the energy that comes from the interior of the earth. There are different endogenous processes that occur such as folding, faulting, and volcanism.


These are the processes that allow the various landforms on earth to form. The next time that you see mountains and volcanoes, you will realize that an endogenous process has occurred to make the landform appear on earth. This is a fascinating fact, don’t you think?

d.Jessica

D.Jessica

Answered on Sep 07, 2017

Endogenic processes originate below the Earth's surface; particularly applied to Earth movements (by faulting and earthquakes) and volcanic activity. By contrast, exogenous processes come from forces on or above the Earth's surface. Endo is a prefix meaning "in" while Exo is a prefix meaning "out". The Earth is shaped by many different geological processes.


The forces that cause these processes come from both above and beneath the Earth's surface. There are three main endogenous processes: folding, faulting and volcanism. They take place mainly along the plate boundaries, which are the zones that lay on the edges of plates. These zones are weak. Endogenous processes cause many major landform features.

John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Aug 17, 2017

Energy making process. Volcanoes, earthquakes Energy INSIDE earth.

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