Questions tagged [orogeny]

concerning processes leading to large-scale deformation of the Earth's surface, particularly mountain-building events

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What is the current theory about the formation of Tibet?

Although I basically understand, that how the Himalayas formed, it has always confused me how did the vast high Tibetian Plateau came into existence behind it? And what would be its future, is it ...