Lhasa terrane

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Lhasa terrane
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Portion of the terrane, Namtso lake to the north above Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains (white)

The Lhasa terrane is a terrane that connected with the Eurasian Plate during the Cretaceous that forms part of present-day Tibet. The terrane's northern part northern part may have originated as part of the East African Orogeny, while the southern part appears to have been once connected to Australia. The two parts joined and were later attached to Asia following southern Asia and central Asia's collision.

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