The geological evolution of the Tibetan Plateau.

@article{Royden2008TheGE,
  title={The geological evolution of the Tibetan Plateau.},
  author={Leigh Handy Royden and Benjamin Burchfiel and Robert van der Hilst},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={321 5892},
  pages={1054-8}
}
The geological evolution of the Tibetan plateau is best viewed in a context broader than the India-Eurasia collision zone. After collision about 50 million years ago, crust was shortened in western and central Tibet, while large fragments of lithosphere moved from the collision zone toward areas of trench rollback in the western Pacific and Indonesia… CONTINUE READING

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