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Olinguito
Post  Post subject: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 9:40 am
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They say that faith can move mountains. Well, so can an earthquake.

How the earthquake moved mountains in Nepal
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The height of a swathe of the Himalayas has dropped by around one metre as a result of the devastating Nepal earthquake, scientists say.

But they add that the drop will roughly be balanced by slow uplift due to tectonic activity.

And they have yet to analyse satellite images of the region in which the most famous Himalayan peak - Everest - is located.

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 12:38 pm
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Makes sense. These types of tectonic movements actually FORM mountains, don't they?

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Post  Post subject: Re: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 8:04 pm
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does that mean it takes faith to cause earthquakes ?

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Post  Post subject: Re: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Mon May 11, 2015 12:06 pm
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Shhh...don't tell the terrorists.

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Post  Post subject: Re: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 12:14 am
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Post  Post subject: Re: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 8:13 am
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Now this is something that can really cause an earthquake – nudity!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33075036
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Four Western tourists accused of being part of a group who posed nude at the top of Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu have appeared in court in Sabah state.

Authorities said the two Canadians, a Briton and a Dutchman may be charged with causing public nuisance.

Mt Kinabalu was hit by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake last Friday which left 18 people dead, including children.

A senior minister last week said the tourists had angered the spirits of the mountain, which is considered sacred.

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Post  Post subject: Re: Himalayan drop after Nepal quake  |  Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:20 am
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Ugh. These stories annoy me, terribly. The lack of critical thinking and total illogic are just disappointing.

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