We’re Wrong About How Mountains Form

The first 100 people to download Endel by clicking the link will get a free week of audio experiences! https://bit.ly/Scishowendel We think we know how mountains form. Plate tectonics causes rock to be pushed up at fault boundaries. Except that model is hard to prove, and a new study suggests it might actually be a lot more complicated. Hosted by: Stefan Chin
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Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-023-01185-4 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-023-01192-5 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2023/06/230602115057.htm http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/geology/grocha/plates/platetec21.htm
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