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Browse: Microplate Discovery Dates Birth of Himalayas
Aerial view of several Himalayan glaciers.
Feature: The Lost Riches of the Himalaya
Most of the world’s gold and copper deposits are formed at tectonic plate boundaries. It’s a pity, then, that geologists find it difficult to locate the ancient plate boundaries in the Himalayan mountains.
A lake in the moraine wall of Jichu Drake glacial lake.
Feature: How Yak Farmers Can Hold Back a Glacial Tsunami
As Himalayan glaciers melt, the natural dams formed beneath them become a dangerous threat to villages below. However, local yak farmers could soon have a simple solution.