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The Mountains; Formation of Mountains; Types of Mountains; Location of Mountains; Growing Mountains; The Mountain Range and System; Highest and Tallest Mountain; Over 8000 Meters Tall; The Highest Mountains On Each Continent; Erosion Over Mountains; Mountaineering; Weather Conditions and Life On Mountains; Role Of Mountains In Social Life

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Mount Everest (all all the other mountains in Himalayas) are still growing higher, at a rate of about 2.4 in (6.1 cm) per year, as the Indian Tectonic Plate slides north under the Eurasian Plate. That means in the last 26000 years the Himalayans have risen almost a mile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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