Bangalore, India, Geological Society of India: 2001
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 041021
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...