200 million years ago the Earth was one supercontinent — Pangaea.
Then she collapsed into separate parts – prototypes of the modern continents. The Indian subcontinent, coming close to Eurasia about 50 million years ago, continued the movement and began to knead the margin of the continent. The collision appeared the Himalayas – the highest mountains of the planet, informs UkrMedia.
A similar process may occur in the near geologic future. It will lead to the emergence of a new mountain chain in Central India, say scientists from India, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia. Their study published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports.
Subduction is a geological process,
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