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Tectonic episodicity in the greater Himalaya, NW India

Lee, Jia-Urnn

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The Himalaya is an orogenic welt within the Alpine-Tethyan mountain chain. The extant tectonic model for the Himalayan terrane stack entails continuous post-collisional convergence and persistent heating during burial and subsequent exhumation. An alternative hypothesis to this "continuous evolution" scenario involves episodic tectonic mode switching, a concept that has been documented in other orogens along the Alpine-Tethyan belt. This thesis therefore tests the possibility that there is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155946
DOI: 10.25911/5d514c4e6802b

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