Question of The Day15-05-2022

Himalayan mountain range has been formed during


Correct Answer : c ) Tertiary period

Explanation :

The Himalayas are young and fold mountains spread over a distance of nearly 2400km. These are made up of three parallel mountain ranges- Greater Himalayas, Middle Himalayas and Shiwaliks. The Himalayan range began to form during Tertiary period i.e. between 40 to 50 million years ago when the tectonic plates- Indian plate and Eurasian plate collided.

Hence, option (C) is correct.

This question was asked in GK section of UPPCL 2014.



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