Question

The core of the Great Himalayas is made up of _______.

A

Sandstone

B

Slate

C

Limestone

D

Granite

Medium

Solution

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D

Granite

The Greater Himalayas formed due to the collision of two continental plates that is the Indian plate and Eurasian plate. As we know that continental plates composed of granitic rocks that is why the Greater Himalayas are composed of granite.

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