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Geology of Higher Central Himalaya

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By: Anshu K Sinha

219 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs, with fold-out maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #22647 | ISBN: 0471911224
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This reference work gives the first account of geological information from the most inaccessible area in Higher Himalaya, and includes maps and geotraverses which have never been published before.


History of geological investigations; outline of geology and stratigraphy of central Himalayan zone; tectonic framework of central Himalaya with special reference to higher zone; geotraverses through central Himalayan segment; synthesis of the problem of structural-formational zonation, thrust structures, crustal evolution and compression and history of geological development of central Himalaya; geochronology of magmatic and metamorphic episodes; petrochemistry; barite-polymetallic mineralization.

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