Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the by Mike Searle

By Mike Searle

The crash of the Indian plate into Asia is the largest identified collision in geological background, and it keeps this present day. the result's the Himalaya and Karakoram - one of many biggest mountain levels on the earth. The Karakoram has 1/2 the world's optimum mountains and a name as being probably the most distant and savage levels of all. during this fantastically illustrated publication, Mike Searle, a geologist on the college of Oxford and probably the most skilled field
geologists of our time, provides a wealthy account of the geological forces that have been thinking about growing those mountain levels. utilizing his own money owed of maximum climbing and learn within the zone, he items jointly the geological methods that shaped such amazing peaks.

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