The Himalayas: Two continents collide


This article from the USGS publication This Dynamic Earth explains the India-Eurasian collision, featuring a helpful map that charts India's movement from 71 Ma until today. The article explains the rate of motion of India, the rate of growth of the Himalayas, and how scientists have been able to study this historic tectonic motion.

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