India-Asia Collision


Title: Convergent Margins: India-Asia Collision.
Caption: This animation begins with an image of the present-day Indian Ocean floor and the Indian subcontinent. It then shows the movement of India, beginning 71 million years ago, as it progresses north to collide with the Eurasian plate at a convergent margin, creating the Himalayas in the process.
Keywords: continental-continental convergence, India, Asia, convergent plate boundary, convergent plate boundaries, plate tectonics, tectonic plates, Himalayas, Himalayan Mountains