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The leading edge of the Greater Himalayan Crystalline complex revealed in the NW Indian Himalaya: Implications for the evolution of the Himalayan orogen

Webb, Alexander G.; Yin, An; Harrison, T.M.; Celerier, Julien; Burgess, W.P.


The three Himalayan lithologic units, the Lesser Himalayan Sequence, the Greater Himalayan Crystalline complex, and the Tethyan Himalayan Sequence, have a specific structural correlation with the Main Central thrust and South Tibet detachment in the central Himalaya. There, the Main Central thrust places the Greater Himalayan Crystalline complex over the Lesser Himalayan Sequence, and the South Tibet detachment places the Tethyan Himalayan Sequence over the Greater Himalayan Crystallines....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Geological Society of America Bulletin
DOI: 10.1130/G23931A.1


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