• The Himalayas are the world's tallest mountains.
  • They are forming as two continents collide.
  • The Appalachian Mountains are the remnants of a larger mountain range.
  • This range formed from continent-continent collisions in the time of Pangaea.
  • The remnants of subducted oceanic crust remain beneath the continental convergence zone.
  • The best place to see two continental plates converging is in the Himalaya Mountains, which are the highest above sea level on Earth.
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