Tag Archives: Mountain Formation

c. 300 Million BCE: The Geological Evolution of the Atlas Mountains

Explores the formation of the Atlas Mountains, originating from the Alleghenian orogeny 300 million years ago due to Africa and North America's collision, and their later reformation through African and European plate interactions, leading to [...]

c. 320 Million BCE: The Enduring Ural Mountains – Asia’s Ancient Peaks

Examines the Ural Mountains' formation and endurance, highlighting their unique geological history that has protected them from the tectonic activities and erosions that typically diminish ancient ranges, allowing them to maintain significant heights even today