THE HIMALAYS BEN COYNE 8H Global scale Regional scale National scale The Himalayas were formed as a result of the collision between The Indian Plate and Eurasian Plate colliding. As a result of the Perhaps the most useful natural quality for humans is that the Himalayas is a steady reliable water source across North India. Collision the sedimentary rocks which were settled in the large- In the summer the snow on top of the mountain melts and Scale depression in the Earth’s crust called Tethys were folded falls and fills up the rivers at the bottom which is also used for And therefore formed the Himalayas. Electricity in the towns. The Himalayas also prevent frigid Dry winds from blowing south into the subcontinent.