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The India-Asia pile up

White, Lloyd Thomas


Many ideas about the tectonic history of the Himalayan orogen hinge on the arguments about the timing of collision (~70 Ma, ~50 Ma or ~34 Ma). One of these is whether the tectono-thermal evolution of the Himalaya involved dominantly episodic processes or continuous protracted deformation/heating. This thesis reviews the definitions proposed for the India-Asia collision and investigates whether the evolution of the Himalayan orogen involved episodic or continuous tectonic processes. This...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5157b86f443
Access Rights: Open Access


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