Geologists discover how Australia’s highest mountain was created

Sydney, Australia (SPX) Mar 18, 2016

Geologists from the University of Sydney and the California Institute of Technology have solved the mystery of how Australia’s highest mountain – Mount Kosciuszko – and surrounding Alps came to exist.

Most of the world’s mountain belts are the result of two continents colliding (e.g. the Himalayas) or volcanism. The mountains of Australia’s Eastern highlands – stretching from north-eastern —> Read More