Date: Thu Mar 4 07:52:19 1999
Posted By: Bruce Lobitz, M.D., Emergency Physician
Area of science: Earth Sciences
Mount Everest is actually getting taller, although very slowly. Mount Everest,
and the rest of the Himalayas, are the result of the Indian continental plate
running into Asia. This process is still going on and the entire range
continues to get higher as the two plates crash into each other.
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