GEOHERITAGE SITES Ladakh: The India-Eurasia Collision Region

One of the most sought-after tourist destinations, the Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh also bears significant geoscientific importance with rock records dating back to the India–Eurasia plate collision. Moreover, the history of the evolution of the Great Himalaya is also enshrined in its varied facies. A heightened effort towards the conservation of these rich geological sites must be made by developing a geopark that can help reveal to the masses the rich, and often overlooked geological history of the region.

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