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Global Warming Games to Shrink Mountains

Can Mountains 'Grow' and 'Shrink' at the Same Time?

In elementary school, we learn that jagged mountains like the Himalayas are young and growing, while smoother mountains like the Appalachians are older, eroding, and shrinking. And most of the time this is true. But we are entering a very special part period of geologic history. If we play the correct semantic games, we may