Tibetan mountains were a large amount big than the Himalayas

mountainDesigned for a extended time it was supposed that the Tibetan Plateau was formed following drifting Indian tectonic plate crashed into Eurasia about 50 million years ago. But a new study of fossils and oxygen isotopes in the rocks of this region showed areas of southern Tibet have been as high as it is today, before the collision.

¬†Findings confront the conventional wisdom that the collision causes goro for mirovanie continents, as well as on the role of mountains in such systems. Continue reading “Tibetan mountains were a large amount big than the Himalayas”

Mysterious Himalayas

everestThe heart of the Himalayas. I stood near the cliff Kalapatare and waited until finally it gets dark. After a while after sunset, apparently the temperature began to fall sharply, began to come one after another several avalanches, and while I was away, a powerful roar of falling snow and ice instilled fear. And it was strange to look at the lights of the base camp, the only warm and alive in this realm of cold and ice.

All these people are obsessed to climb Everest. So much effort, sometimes in excess of, it is necessary to make these people, and do not always end well. Continue reading “Mysterious Himalayas”

Himalayas-expected strong earthquake

earthquakeThe research group led by scientists from Nan yang Technological University in Singapore, a strong earthquake of magnitude 8 to 8.5 left distinct scars in the central part of the Himalayas?

This discovery could have far-reaching consequences for the region, population density, which is similar to those in New York. Continue reading “Himalayas-expected strong earthquake”