Himalaya Mountains- Tibet
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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu )
last edited:  1/9/17

CONVERGENCE-Continental Crust to Continental Crust  (3 views)
Images are from Google Earth
 
India Colliding with Asia

 
 latitude: 29.381      longitude:  88.566
 photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO, NGA

inclined view

latitude: 28.054      longitude:  90.795
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, SIO, NGA

Mount Everest
elevation-  29,028 feet

latitude: 28.006      longitude:  86.886
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, CNES, Astrium, Digital Globe
 

Himalayas Linked Geology References
 

Geology of the Himalayan Mountains
https://oak.ucc.nau.edu/wittke/tibet/himalaya.html

Geology and Major Structures of the Himalayas
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/geo5xx/geo527/Himalayas/geology.html

Orogeny of the Himalayan Mountains
http://legacy.earlham.edu/~pinema/Himalaya.htm

Himalaya: Mountains Made From Mountains
http://all-geo.org/metageologist/2014/04/himalaya-mountains-from-mountains

Himalayan-Tibetan Orogen
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/~ozacar/discus~1.htm

Archetypical Continental Collision:  India-Asia
http://www.geol.ucsb.edu/faculty/hacker/geo102C/lectures/archetypeCollision.jpg

Formation of the Himalayas 
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/formation-of-the-himalayas-computer-artwork-high-res-stock-photography/140588147

Understanding the Geology of Mount Everest
http://climbing.about.com/od/Mount-Everest/a/Geology-Of-Mount-Everest.htm

Major Tectonic Features and Seismicity of the Himalayan Arc 
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/259157826_fig2_Fig-2-Major-tectonic-features-and-seismicity-of-the-Himalayan-arc-Earthquakes-are-from

The Geology of Mount Everest

http://all-geo.org/metageologist/2012/06/the-geology-of-mount-everest

    
   

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