Tag: Studies

  • Basic studies shake up established views about mountain formation

    Basic studies shake up established views about mountain formation

    A new study suggests that the formation of mountains, especially in subduction zones such as southern Italy, may be greatly influenced by the descent of tectonic plates through the Earth’s mantle and changes in mantle flow, contrary to the traditional belief of crusting crumpling and thickening. Offers a more detailed understanding of the mountain building…