Some facts about Himalayas Part I

The highest and the youngest mountain range in the world are the mighty Himalayas. The term comes from sanskrit " Him" meaning ice and "Alaya" meaning abode. In modern times Himalayas are the biggest challenge for mountaineers. With over 100 peaks rising to heights above 20000 feet it is indeed the highest place on earth.┬áThe … Continue reading Some facts about Himalayas Part I

Advertisements

How Mountains are formed?

One of the most magnificent sights is a mountain┬árange. Whether it is the Himalayas or the Rockies all have an enigmatic effect on the onlooker. But do you know how these natural formations were formed? They did not fall out of sky or were placed from above as many scriptures say. Here are the ways … Continue reading How Mountains are formed?