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The Himalayas are well known for containing the highest elevations on Earth, but can they get higher or is there something putting a stop to their lofty pursuits?

Hosted by: Michael Aranda

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Sources:
https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/highestpoint.html
https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics/Chap3-Plate-Margins/Convergent/Continental-Collision
https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/books/book/356/chapter/3796610/some-simple-physical-aspects-of-the-support
http://gis.ess.washington.edu/grg/publications/pdfs/QR2006_Mitchell.pdf
https://geology.com/records/highest-mountain-in-the-world.shtml
https://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/atlas/olympus-mons.html
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26736992_Glacial_effects_limiting_mountain_height
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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Continental-continental_destructive_plate_boundary.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Himalayas_landsat_7.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Olympus_Mons_PIA02806.jpg
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