The himalayas: two continents collide the himalayas and the tibetan plateau to the age but also the type of environment and climate in which they formed. The geology of the himalaya is a record of the most dramatic and visible creations of modern plate tectonic forces the himalayas, which stretch over 2400 km are the result of an ongoing orogeny, the result of a collision between two continental tectonic plates.
Geography of the himalayas the lesser himalaya and the sub-himalaya a formation called the tethys trench that became part of the himalaya range when the indo. Can you imagine how boring and dull the earth would be for totally flat like as perfect sphere anyways this is a great video thanks for this video. Table of contents1 continent – continent convergence or the himalayan convergence2 volcanism and earthquakes in continent – continent convergence3 formation of himalayas and tibet31 indo-australian plate311 indo – australian plate boundary32 explain the formation of himalayas4 evidences for the rising himalayas5 formation of alps.
Himalayas the himalayas formed as a result of the indian plate and the eurasian plate moving toward one another when two plates run into each other, they will do. The formation of the himalaya range is a result of a continental collision between the indo-australian plate and the eurasian platean interesting information. An online resource from the geological society the himalayan mountain range and tibetan plateau have formed as a result of the collision between the indian.
Forty million years ago, the continent of india, which was being carried northward by the indo-australian plate, collided with asia. High in the himalayan mountain range of asia, climbers cling to a treacherous slope in order to view free content on kids discover online you must either login to your existing account or sign up for a free account and login. Table of contents1 major physical divisions of india11 peninsular plateau12 himalayas13 indo-gangetic plain14 coastal plains15 indian islands2 division of the himalayas3 himalayan ranges31 shiwalik range311 formation (formation of himalayas already explained)312 the shiwaliks are known by different names in different areas313.
Millions of years ago, the landmass which is now called india, seems was a piece of island, located somewhere off the australian coast, which then started drifting northwards to crush & collide against the eurasian plate. Today i found out how the himalayas formed the himalayas, which stretch some 2,900 kilometres between india, pakistan, china, and nepal, is the world’s tallest mountain range. The himalaya's formed when the sub continent of india broke away from gondwanalandand from memory approx 55 million years ago.
Geography: the himalayas stretch across the northeastern portion of india they cover approximately 1,500 mi (2,400 km) and pass through the nations of india, pakistan, afghanistan, china, bhutan and nepal the himalayan range is made up of three parallel ranges often referred to as the greater. Mountains like the himalaya range of tibet resulted from the collision of the continents about 50 millions years ago moving tectonic plates brought the continents of asia and india into contact with one another. The himalayas are a prime example of how tectonic plate motion can manipulate the earth in extraordinary ways these colliding plates resulted in the formation of the highest mountain range on the planet our continents are carried by a series of tectonic plates located in the earth’s lithosphere. Himalayas, also himalaya ii geologic formation and structure the himalayan mountain system developed in a series of stages 30 to 50 million years ago.Download