Author:Y. Gunnell and B.P. Radhakrishna

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Sahyadri: The Great Escarpment of the Indian Subcontinent (Patterns of Landscape Development in the Western Ghats) - Vol. 1 & 2 (image of only Vol.I) (Memoir 47)

By: Y. Gunnell and B.P. Radhakrishna

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Bangalore, India, Geological Society of India: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041021

ISBN: 81-85867-46-1

Condition: New


This Memoir is aimed at presenting the morphology and long-lived uplift history of the Western Ghats (known by the name Sahyadri in early Indian literature), the elevated relief barrier bordering the Western Continental Margin of India. It is a world class landform comparable to many other well-known rifted margins of the world. Emphasis of the papers in the volume are on rifting, scarp retreat on a grand scale, and the geoinorphological and lithospheric after-effects of uplift, causing the removal of large quantities of weathered material and their deposition in marginal sedimentary basins. A... View more info