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Bhutan Himalaya, a geological account

Bhutan Himalaya, a geological account

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Published by Geological Survey of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bhutan.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Bhutan.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBhūṭāna Himālaya, eka bhūvaijñānika vivaraṇa
      Statementedited by O.N. Bharagava = Bhūtāna Himālaya, eka bhūvaijñānika vivaraṇa / sampādaka, O. Ena. Bhārgava.
      SeriesSpecial publications,, 39 =, Visheśa prakāsaṇa / Bhāratīya Bhūvaijñānika Sarvekshaṇa, 39, Special publication (Geological Survey of India) ;, no. 39.
      ContributionsBhargava, O. N., Geological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE295 .B47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL324569M
      LC Control Number97905447

      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. In Himalaya: Life on the Edge of the World, David Zurick and P. P. Karan explore these dynamic changes through geological records, scientific reports, and official documents dating back over a century and through years of field research and travel which have given them an intimate knowledge of the landscape and people of the 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. km and is between km thick (Le Forte ). The Geology of the Himalayas is particularly important because it helps us to understand the formation of large mountain belts and how these regions vary over time. In addition, these mountains affect the daily lives of all the people living within their shadow.

      Bhutan’s rich flora consist of more than five thousand species of plants like the beautiful rhododendron species, magnolias, over orchid species, medicinal plants, beard moss and the infamous blue poppy, which is Bhutan’s national flower. Bhutan is inhabited by more than species of mammals, many native to Bhutan.   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.


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OCLC Number: Notes: "Published by order of the Government of India & the Royal Govt. of Bhutan." "PGSI / (DSK II)." Description. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Map on folded leaf inserted at end.

Description: pages: illustrations, maps (some color) ; 33 cm. The geology and tectonics of central Bhutan. Lucy V. Greenwood 1, prompt a major revision to the geological map of the Bhutan Himalaya and require a reassessment of tectonic interpretations. Geology of the bhutan himalaya by Augusto Gansser.

Birkhaüser Verlag No. of Pages: Price: S.F. Author: R. Shackleton. Geography & Geology The kingdom of Bhutan lies deep in the eastern Himalayas.

It is surrounded by the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China to the north, and the Indian territories of Assam and West Bengal to the south, Arunachal Pradesh to the. [Gansser, Geology of the Bhutan Himalaya, ] Geology. Simplified geological map of Bhutan [Grujic et al., ] Geology.

Geology. Geology, concept of thermo remanent rock magnetism [Wellmann, ] Fine, laminated clayey and sandy metasediment with File Size: 1MB. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA () Geological and mineral map of Bhutan on ,00, scale Geology of Geylegphug-Tongsa-Byakar area, Central Bhutan Jan 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 between the Namche Barwa syntaxis in Tibet and the Nanga Parbat syntaxis in India, are the result of an ongoing orogeny — the result of a collision of the continental crust of two tectonic plates. In the central Bhutan Himalaya, northward downthrow has accumulated to form an uphill-facing fault escarpment along the HFF.

Active faults within the Himalayan Range mainly reactivate major faults such as the Main Central Thrust (MCT) and the Ban Gad fault.

In the kingdom of Bhutan, which is the focus of this study, access for geological re- search was limited primarily to geologists from the Geological Survey of India, until pioneering efforts by Swiss (ETH) professor Augusto Gansser in the ’s, Princeton.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Geology of the Bhutan Himalaya by Augusto Gansser,Birkhäuser Verlag edition, in EnglishAuthor: Augusto Gansser-Biaggi.

Skip to Main Content. Close. Journals; Books; GeoRef. About GeoRef; GeoRef Advanced Search. Geologic Formation of the Himalaya Rasoul Sorkhabi. The Himalaya, located on the southern fringe of the Tibetan Plateau, form a mountain arc (convex toward the south) about km long and km wide; they are bounded by two structural bends on the northwest (Nanga Parbat, the Indus gorge) and northeast (Namcha Barwa, the Tsangpo gorge).

The mountains of Bhutan are some of the most prominent natural geographic features of the kingdom. Located on the southern end of the Eastern Himalaya, Bhutan has one of the most rugged mountain terrains in the world, whose elevations range from metres ( ft) to more than 7, metres (23, ft) above sea level, in some cases within distances of less than.

BAKER GEOLOGY O F THE BHUTAN HIMALAYA by August0 Gansser. Birkhaiiser Verlag No. of Pages: Price: S.F The Bhutan Himalaya lie towards the eastern end of the Himalayan arc, midway between Lhasa to the north and the Shillong plateau to the south.

It is a geologically little known area of s km2 extending from the Siwaliks of the Sub. Geological background. The Himalayan mountain chain is a fold and thrust belt that can be divided into four units bounded by thrusts from south to north: the Sub-Himalaya, Lesser Himalaya, Greater Himalaya and Tethyan Himalaya.

The Lesser Himalayan Zone has a lower relief and elevation of the mountains compared to Greater Himalaya. Lithotectonic mapping, metamorphic observations and U–Pb zircon ages underpin a substantial revision of central Bhutan geology, notably a more extensive and continuous outcrop of the Tethyan Sedimentary Series (TSS) than previously mapped.

Metamorphic grade in the TSS increases downward towards a basal north-vergent tectonic contact with the underlying. This is a great book. I have no geological knowledge, but am fascinated by plate tectonics, and the history of the earth and mountains, particularly the Himalaya.

The book is eminently readable: it is beautifully and clearly by: 5. Day Arrive Paro by Flight The flight to Bhutan is one of the most spectacular in entire Himalayas.

Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills from Kolkatta, it is a fascinating journey, culminating in an exciting descent past forested hills into.

Mining in Bhutan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mining of industrial minerals was insignificant to Bhutan's economy except for the production of ferrosilicon. its economy and was dominated by the production of cement, coal, dolomite, gypsum, and lizenithne. Bhutan can function as the ecological heart of the Eastern Himalaya, sustaining rural people as well as unique species of wild cats in this large mountainous landscape.

For these reasons, investing in Bhutan’s conservation efforts is beneficial to the world!Tom Argles*, supported by the Society’s Mike Coward Fund, joined Clare Warren on an ambitious trek into the heart of the Himalaya. Geoscientist April Bhutan, a country slightly smaller than Switzerland but no less mountainous, is rightly famed for its wildlife.

The landscape of the northern reaches of the kingdom is also pretty wild, making geological fieldwork .Buy Geology of the Bhutan Himalaya: by GANSSER (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.