The alps have a complex geology but the general structure is the same as for other mountain ranges formed by continental collision subdivisions the alps are often divided into eastern central and western alps even though the boundaries between these subdivisions are rather arbitrary. The alps form a part of a tertiary orogenic belt of mountain chains along the southern margin of the continents asia and europe called the alpide belt this belt of mountain chains was formed . The alps with their outstanding outcrop conditions represent asuperb natural laboratory for many geological processes and haveplayed a crucial role in the history of geology this book gives anup to date and holistic overview of the key aspects of alpinegeology. Description the alps with their outstanding outcrop conditions represent a superb natural laboratory for many geological processes and have played a crucial role in the history of geology. John renier bustamante bsa ii geology of the alps introduction the alps are one of the great mountain range systems of europe stretching approximately 1200 kilometers across eight
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