Geography

Which of the following relates to the formation of the Himalayas?


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Folding of the geosyncline


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Folding of the geosyncline relates to the formation of the Himalayas. The geosynclinal sediments of Tethys sea were squeezed and folded into Alpine-Himalayan mountain chains due to lateral compressive forces caused by the convergence and collision of Eurasian and African-Indian continental plates during Cenozoic Era.
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