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Geology of the Nepal Himalayas.

Yoshihide Ohta

Geology of the Nepal Himalayas.

by Yoshihide Ohta

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Published by Himalayan Committee of Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Nepal.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSupervised by Seiji Hashimoto. Edited by Yoshihide Ohta and Chikara Akiba.
      ContributionsAkiba, Chikara, 1927- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE319.N48 O36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 286 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5084715M
      LC Control Number74155858

      Welcome to Geology of Nepal Geology of Nepal Himalaya The Himalayan arc extends about km from Nanga Parbat (8, m) in the west to Namche Barwa (7, m) in the east (Le Fort, ). This region includes Nepal, Bhutan and as well as parts of Pakistan, India, and China.   The Geology of the Himalaya is a record of the most dramatic and visible creations of modern plate tectonic forces. The Himalayas, which stretch over km are the result of an ongoing orogeny.

      The exploration of the greatest mountains on our planet--the Himalaya, the Karakoram, the Hindu Kush and the Pamir. ↑. The break-back thrust splay of the Main Dun Thrust (Himalayas of western Nepal): evidence of an intermediate displacement scale between earthquake slip and finite geometry of thrust systems; Journal of Structural Geology, Vol Issue 7, 1 July , Pages by J.-L Mugnier, B Delcaillau, P Huyghe, P Leturmy.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . DEVELOPMENTS IN THE GEOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF NEPAL. Jovan Stöcklin. Honorary member, Nepal Geological Society. Erdbuehlstrasse 4 CH Seuzach, Switzerland Jour. Nep. Geol. Soc., Vol. 38, , Back to Himalayan Geology ABSTRACT. Prior to , only sporadic geological observations by a few visitors were made in Nepal.


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Wolfgang Frank and Gerhard R. Fuchs. The Himalayas including the Salt Range and the Karakorum. Salt Range --Karakorum --Punjab Himalayas --Kumaon Himalayas --Nepal Himalayas --Sikkim-Bhutan Himalayas --NEFA Himalayas. Conclusions. Geologic history of the Himalayas --Regional structural outline of the Himalayas --Regional setting.

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With the opening of the country to foreigners inNepal soon came into the focus of interest in Himalayan geology. It was the time of the classical “descriptive geology” with mapping as the primary objective.

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