4 1- Indian Subcontinent Label the Indian Subcontinent on your map Scientists believe that Pangea broke apart into separate continents millions of years agoOne of them was the Indian SubcontinentYou will learn more about this topic in science this year!
5 2 - Himalayan Mountains Label the mountain range on your map The Himalayan Mountains were created by the collision of the Indian Subcontinent and the Asian PlateThe plates are still running into each other and the Mountain Range continues to riseIt is the tallest mountain range in the worldThe top 98 out of 100 tallest mountains in the world
8 3- Mt. Everest Label the mountain on your map The tallest mountain in the world29,029 Feet tall (Almost 6 miles high)That’s 20 Empire State Buildings stacked on top of each otherIt is still growing at a rate of 1 inch every 5 years
10 Climbing Mt. Everest…Over 200 people have died trying to climb the mountain.A base camp on Mt. EverestDEATH ZONE - Above 26,000 feet, climbers must use oxygen tanks because the air is so thin.Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summit in 1953.
11 Rivers As the snow and ice in the Himalayas melts, small streams form Slowly, streams start to meet and combine, forming riversThese rivers move downhill and gather more force as more streams empty into the river
12 4- Indus River Label the river on your map Located in modern-day PakistanStarts in the Himalayas and empties into the Arabian SeaThis is where the Indus Valley Civilization originated