India is a large landmass formed duringdifferent geological periods. Besides geologicalformations, a number of processes such asweathering, erosion & depositions. Earth scientistsattempted to explain formations of physicalfeatures with the help of some theories . Onesuch theory is the "Theory of Plate Tectonics”.
The moment of the plates result in the buildingup of stresses within the plates & the oldestlandmass, was a part of the gondwana land.The continental rocks above , leading tofolding, faulting & volcanic activity.
PEAK COUNTRY HEIGHT (In Metres)Mt. Everest Nepal 8848Kanchenjunga India 8598Makalu Nepal 8481Dhaulagiri Nepal 8172Nanga Parbat India 8126Nanda Devi India 7817Kamet India 7756Namcha Barwa India 7756Gurla Mandhata Nepal 7728Annapurna Nepal 8078
The Himalayas are home to the peopleof Kashmir,HimachalPradesh, Uttaranchal, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Mount Everest is thehighest peak in the Himalayan ranges.And even as all Indian through theages have considered the whole of theHimalayas as their property, withShiva himself residing in those ranges,