The Himalayan HotSpot. By: Sruti Kanthan Chisom Amaefuna Diego Mir Allan Vanterpool. Period 2 May 15, 2010. What Is the Himalayan Hot Spot Like?. o The Himalayas stretch for three thousand miles over India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal.
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The Himalayan HotSpot
May 15, 2010
o The Himalayas stretch for three thousand miles over India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Nepal.
o The abrupt rise of the Himalayas results very diverse ecosystems that range from tall grasslands and subtropical forests along the foothills, to conifers and harsh climate in the higher areas.
o The Himalayas are home to the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
Plants: 10,000 species
ex:Tetracentraceae, Hamamelidaceae, Circaesteraceae, Butomaceae and Stachyuraceae