By K.S. Valdiya

This publication offers in a concise layout a simplified and coherent geological-dynamical historical past of the Indian subcontinent (including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Southern Tibet and Pakistan).
Encompassing a vast array of knowledge on the topic of constitution and tectonics, stratigraphy and palaeontology, sedimentation and palaeogeography, petrology and geochemistry, geomorphology and geophysics, it explores the geodynamic advancements that happened from the start round 3.4 billion years in the past to the final approximately 5,000 years prior to current. provided in a distilled shape, the observations and deductions of practitioners, this booklet is intended for academics, researchers and scholars of geology, geophysics and geomorphology and practitioners of earth sciences. A complete record of references to unique works presents assistance for these looking extra info and who desire to research chosen difficulties intensive. The e-book is illustrated with a wealth of maps, pass sections and block diagrams ― all simplified and redesigned.

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This booklet offers in a concise layout a simplified and coherent geological-dynamical heritage of the Indian subcontinent (including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Southern Tibet and Pakistan). Encompassing a large array of knowledge with regards to constitution and tectonics, stratigraphy and palaeontology, sedimentation and palaeogeography, petrology and geochemistry, geomorphology and geophysics, it explores the geodynamic advancements that happened from the start round three.

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1 Bengal Fan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Indus Fan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Structure of and Sedimentation on Continental Margin . . . . 1 Western Continental Margin. . . . . . . . . . . 2 Eastern Continental Margin. . . . . . . . . . . 3 Sedimentation off Irrawaddy Delta. . . . . . . . 9 Sea-Level Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Ongoing Movements and Seismicity.

6 Continent-Interior Proterozoic Sedimentary Basins . . . . . 1 Configuration and Origin. . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Cuddapah Basin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Godavari Basin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Semri (Lower Vindhyan) Basin. . . . . . . . . . 5 Beginning of Neoproterozoic Era. . . . . . . . . 6 Trans-Aravali Igneous Activities. . . . . . . . . 7 Proterozoic Continental-Margin Himalaya Basin. .

2 Beginning of Fluvial Sedimentation. . . . . . . . 3 Formation of Main Boundary Fault. . . . . . . . 16 Tertiary Marine Transgression of Peninsular Indian Coast. . . 1 Inland Sabarmati–Cambay Basin . . . . . . . . . 2 Bombay Offshore Basin . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Formation of Andaman Island Arc. . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Origin and Development of Indo-Gangetic Plains. . . . . . 1 Formation of Depression. . . . . . .

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