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Geology of the Himalayas

Augusto Gansser

Geology of the Himalayas

by Augusto Gansser

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Published by Interscience Publishers in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Himalaya Mountains.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Augusto Gansser.
    SeriesRegional geology series, Regional geology series (London, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE319.H5 G3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5908453M
    LC Control Number64008902

    This book summarizes the latest research on the structural geology of the mobile belts of the Indian subcontinent including the Himalayas, NE Himalayas, Bangladesh thrust belt, Available Formats: eBook Hardcover. Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Institute of Geology, University of Lund, Solvega S 62, Lund, Sweden Search for other works by this author on.

    From until , he was professor of Geology at the University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, from where he carried out several researches in the Himalayas (Nepal, India and Bhutan). There were five expeditions between and to : Gustav-Steinmann-Medaille (). Himalayas, Geology of. Ranges and origin. Mountain building. Seismic activity. Resources. The Himalayan Mountains are 1, mi (2, km) long from west to east, encompassing all of Nepal and Bhutan and parts of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and north-south width varies from mi ( km), and the range cover , sq mi (, sq km) of Earth ’ s area.

    THE twenty-third volume of the Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, consisting of some pages, is wholly taken up by an account of the geology of the Central Himalayas, by the. Pages in category "Geology of the Himalaya" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().


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Geology of the Himalayas Hardcover – January 1, by A. Gansser (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: Geology of the Nepal Himalayas Unknown Binding – January 1, by Yoshihide Ohta (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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This book addresses the geology of the entire Himalayan range in Nepal, i.e., from the Gangetic plain in the south to the Tethyan zone in the north. Without a comprehensive look at the various Himalayan zones, it is practically impossible to fully grasp the processes at work behind the formation and development of the spectacular by: This book collects the broad range of data that’s been gathered on the Himalayas over the past 50 years, providing a comprehensive analysis and interpretation on the available data that brings the scientific community a better understanding of the geological diversity and structure of the Himalayan belt, along with new techniques that have applications in a host of global geological settings.

Geology of the Himalayan Belt: Deformation, Metamorphism, Stratigraphy presents sophisticated metamorphic and igneous rock data across various Himalayan geographic sectors, capturing their petrography, metamorphism, structure, mineralization, and regional tectonic research.

With an east-west extension of about kilometers and numerous meter peaks, the Himalayas are the most Cited by: 1. This book addresses the geology of the entire Himalayan range in Nepal, i.e., from the Gangetic plain in the south to the Tethyan zone in the north.

Without a comprehensive look at the various Himalayan zones, it is practically impossible to fully grasp the processes at work behind the formation and development of the spectacular : Springer International Publishing.

Geology of the Nepal Himalaya deals with the geology of the whole Himalayan range of Nepal, i.e., from the Gangetic plain in the south to the Tethyan zone in the north. Without a comprehensive look at the various Himalayan zones, it is practically impossible to fully grasp the processes at work behind the formation and development of the.

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The Himalaya mountain range stretches over km (Le Forte ), and its geology directly impacts upon the people who live in the area. This report on Himalayan Geology covers its mode of formation, glaciation and quaternary geology, current tectonics and resources. It will also outline aspects specific.

This book addresses the geology of the entire Himalayan range in Nepal, i.e., from the Gangetic plain in the south to the Tethyan zone in the north. Without a comprehensive look at the various Himalayan zones, it is practically impossible to fully grasp the processes at work behind the formation and development of the spectacular Himalaya.

He has worked for the last 30 years on the geology of the Himalaya, Karakoram, Tibet, and Southeast Asia, combining geological field investigations with mountaineering expeditions to the greater ranges.

He is the author of Geology and Tectonics of the Karakoram Mountains and has co-edited four books for the Geological Society of by: 5. This book collects the broad range of data that’s been gathered on the Himalayas over the past 50 years, providing a comprehensive analysis and interpretation on the available data that brings the scientific community a better understanding of the geological diversity and structure of the Himalayan belt.

Himalayas, geography, geology, India Collection opensource Language English. Bose, S.C. () Geography of the Himalaya. National Book Trust, New Delhi.

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"Contains papers presented at the International Symposium on Geology of the Himalayas held in Chengdu, China, in June of "--V. 1, p. iii. Description: 2 volumes: illustrations, maps ; 27 cm: Contents: Vol. Papers on geophysics / edited by Li Guangcen, Yuan Xuecheng, A.

Hirn --vol. Papers on geology / edited by Li Guangcen, Zhou Weiqin, A. Nicolas. Book from the Archaeological Survey of IndiaCentral Archaeological Library, New DelhiBook Number: Book Title: Geology of the HimalayaBook Author: Bose. The Himalayan range, topped by 29,foot Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, is one of the largest and most distinct geographic features on the earth's range, running northwest to southeast, stretches 1, miles; varies between miles and miles wide; crosses or abuts five different countries—India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, and the People's Republic of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gansser, Augusto, Geology of the Himalayas. London, New York, Interscience Publishers, (1) The Trans-Himalaya. The term ‘Trans-Himalaya’ for a mountain range to the north of the Indus and Yarlung-Tsangpo rivers was first used by Alexander Cunningham in his book Ladak (), but it was Sven Hedin who popularised the name in his book Trans-Himalaya () which documents Hedin’s exploration of this ically speaking, the Trans-Himalaya is made up of granitic.

This book presents the results of integrated multidisciplinary studies, including geology, petrology, magmatism, geochemistry, geochronology and geophysics, of the structures and processes affecting the continental lithosphere.This reader-friendly book with minimum usage of technical language gives an account of Himalayan geography--the principal mountain ranges and peaks of Asia and the rivers of Himalaya and Tibet.

A part of the book also describes the geology of the Himalayas supported with .NASA's on-line geomorphology book describes the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau and the associated geology of Afghanistan, Pakistan, western India.

Project INDEPTH, which has done seismic profiling across Tibet and the Himalaya, has an interesting, but technical.