Fractal mountains

Q15: How are fractal mountains generated?
A15: Usually by a method such as taking a triangle, dividing it into 3
subtriangles, and perturbing the center point.  This process is then repeated
on the subtriangles.  This results in a 2-d table of heights, which can then
be rendered as a 3-d image.  One reference is:

1.  M. Ausloos, _Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A_ 400 (1985), pp. 331-350.
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