Neotectonism in the Indian Subcontinent: Landscape Evolution

Neotectonism in the Indian Subcontinent: Landscape Evolution

by K.S. Valdiya, Jaishri Sanwal

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ISBN-13: 9780444639721
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/16/2017
Series: Developments in Earth Surface Processes , #22
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 458
File size: 147 MB
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About the Author

Professor K.S. Valdiya is Honorary Professor of Geodynamics at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. He has held high positions as Additional Director in Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, as Professor of Geology, Dean Science and Vice-Chancellor in Kumaun University, as Professor of Geodynamics (1995-1997) and Bhatnagar Research Professor (1997-2002) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangaluru, Golden Jubilee Research Professor of Indian National Science Academy at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. Distinguished Guest Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and Visiting Honorary Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He is the recipient of many national awards, including the 2009 L.N. Kailasam Gold Medal and the 2000 Prince Mukkaram Jah Gold Medal of the Indian Geophysical Union and the 1980 L. Rama Rao Gold Medal of the Geological Society of India. His fields of specialization are tectonics with special reference to active faults, and environmental geology, and he has written many books and research papers on these topics.
Dr. Jaishri Sanwal is Research Scientist and Principal Investigator for the Geodynamics Unit at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. She has been granted several fellowships and specializes in tectonics with special reference to active faults and paleoclimatic changes. Thirteen years of experience of working in the field on active tectonics in the central and western sectors of the Himalayan Mountain including Ladakh and Kashmir.

Table of Contents

1. The Dynamic Indian Crust 2. India: An Assemblage of Multiple Terranes 3. Himalayan Mobile Belt: The Main Arc 4. Terranes of Mountain Arcs and Festoons in Pakistan 5. Orogenic Belt of India-Myanmar Border Ranges 6. Ganga–Brahmaputra Plains 7. Sindhu-Ghagghar Plains 8. Sabarmati Plain and Saurashtra-Kachchh Terranes 9. Aravali Mobile Belt and Vindhyan Terrane 10. Satpura Horst and Narmada–Tapi Grabens 11. Sahyadri Ranges And Western Coastal Belt 12. Mysore Plateau And Nilgiri Massif 13. Deccan Plateau East of Northern Sahyadri 14. Bastar and Singhbhum Cratons With Their Mobile Belts And Gondwana Grabens 15. Eastern Ghat Ranges And East Coast 16. Andaman–Nicobar Island Arc

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