How Did the Himalayan Mountains Form?


The Himalayan began to form about 40-50 million years ago. This happened because tectonic plate movement collided the land masses of India and Eurasia. You can find more information here: http://pubs. usgs. gov/gip/dynamic/himalaya. html
Q&A Related to "How Did the Himalayan Mountains Form?"
It is 8,850 metres (29,035 feet) in the air. It's highest peak is Mt. Everest.
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