three interesting facts on the himalayas?

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  • AndyF
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    8 years ago
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    The tectonic plates colliding that formed the Himalayas is still going on but they are not getting higher. This is because the rate of erosion to the rate of mountain building is about the same.

    That's one for you.

    Saw it on a science show.

  • 8 years ago

    - According to Hindu mythology, God Shiva resides in the Himalaya.

    - There are eight peaks with a total of 19 points above 8000 metres in Nepal.

    - Fourteen mountains in the Himalaya exceed 8000 meters.

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