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How the Earth Was Made: Everest

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As shown on the History Channel. It is the tallest and biggest mountain on Earth, as far removed from sea level as it's possible to be--and yet its sedimentary layers contain fossils that were once creatures that lived on the ocean seabed. The Himalayas formed when India smashed into Asia--propelled by plate tectonics. Everest is still rising but its height is limited--extreme erosion counteracts and limits the amount of uplift.

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How the Earth Was Made
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