The Ganges Delta—Earth’s Fertile Lands
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Much of the rock eroded from the Himalayas ends up in the Ganges River delta, one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. Learn how a delta forms and how the Ganges is both life-sustaining and destructive—qualities that give it a religious significance for millions of people.