Where and How Do the Continents Deform?

School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, 0113-242-5242

This website describes how the Himalayas and other mountain ranges form through continental collision and subsequent crustal thickening. Informative text includes many helpful links to definitions, diagrams and animations that illustrate the concepts of crustal deformation using the Himalayan range as a case study.

This resource is referenced here:Keywords: tectonics, structural geology