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The island of Tasmania, below the eastern portion of Australia and sharing a spot of the same end of the plate that will tip up during the shift as India dives down below the Himalayas, will benefit from the shift in that it will get an increase in elevation over its present elevation. Tasmania can expect to be some 1,000 feet higher than present, thought the polar melt will return that gain by almost 700 feet. The climate will change to be more tropical, lined up closer to the new equator, so vegetative growth on the island will eventually be more lush after some decades.