Geology of Kumaun Lesser Himalaya
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Published by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun .
Written in English



  • Kumaun Himalaya.,
  • Lesser Himalaya Mountains.


  • Geology -- Kumaun Himalaya.,
  • Geology -- Lesser Himalaya Mountains.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementK.S. Valdiya.
LC ClassificationsQE319.K86 V35 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3151070M
LC Control Number82905561

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Geology of Kumaun Lesser Himalaya - Khadg Singh Valdiya - Google Books In the context of stratigraphy and s: 1. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Valdiya, K.S. (Khadg Singh), Geology of Kumaun Lesser Himalaya. Dehradun: Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, The Askot Crystallines. The Kumaon Himalaya, lying between the Kali River in the east and Sutlej in the west, include a km stretch of mountainous terrain. Much pioneer work was done at the turn of the century followed by more modern investigations between and The almost complete absence of fossils in the Lesser Himalaya leaves many structural and stratigraphic problems unsolved, since . Buy Geology of Kumaun Lesser Himalaya by K. S Valdiya (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : K. S Valdiya.

Geology and Structure of Srinagar, Garhwal-Himalaya; Structural History of the Metamorphics of Almora Nappe around Champawat - Lohaghat Region, Kumaun Lesser Himalaya; The Reconstruction of Ice Age Glaciation of the Himalaya and High Asia by Quaternary Geological and Glaciogeomorphological Methods; Electromagnetic Imaging of the Himalaya. The Lesser Himalaya region in Himachal Pradesh has overlapping crystalline thrust. The Chail nappes are traceable throughout the length of the Lesser Himalaya. The nappe thrusting in two phases occurred in Eastern Nepal during middle Tertiary and Quaternary times. Simple shear type of deformation affected the rocks in Eastern Nepal.   Crystalline klippen over the Lesser Himalayan Metasedimentary Sequence (LHMS) zone in the NW Himalaya have specific syn- and post-emplacement histories. These tectonics also provide a means to understand the driving factors responsible for the exhumation of the rocks of crystalline klippen during the Himalayan Orogeny. Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, the other being includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh is bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Nepal, on the south by the state of Uttar Pradesh, and on the west by the Garhwal region.

Stratigraphy: spilites: Berinag Thrust; Kumaun Lesser Himalaya. 1. Introduction The geological studies of the Lesser Himalayan rocks of Kumaun Himalaya have always posed a challenge to geologists. Ever since Heim and Gansser () extended Auden's concept eastward into Kumaun the metasedimentaries to the north and. Valdiya, K.S. (). Geology of Kumaun Lesser Himalaya Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, India, 21p. These rocks were transported on the back of the Main Central Thrust onto the Lesser Himalaya, but were later isolated from their root zone in the Higher Himalaya. The Almora klippe in Kumaun is a classic example. With elevations of m, the Lesser Himalaya is home to . These five zones are Indo-Gangetic Plain, Siwaliks, Lesser Himalaya, Higher Himalaya and Tibetan Tethys zone from south to north. Reference book for students of Geology, Civil. Engineering.