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Why is Mount Everest so tall?
March 21, 2010 12:08AM
The Indian tectonic plate has been in a violent collision with the Asian tectonic plate for millions of years which has forced giant chunks of land upward, hence the Himalayas and Mt. Everest, which is still growing taller.