The Siwalik Group of the Sub-Himalayan Region

The Siwalik Group of the Sub-Himalayan Region

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...57. The area covered by beds of these upper Kharians east of the Ganges is not usually broad, save between Kaladhungi and the Patli 'dun, ' their faulted boundary to the north being always soon reached at one of the great faults traversing the group in lines more or less parallel with the direction of the outer ranges. 58. West of the Ganges, many beds of sand and clay, and the recent looking gravelly accumulations which mark the coarse conglomerates of the ranges south of the 'duns, ' may really belong to the topmost division c of the Siwaliks, rather than to newer deposits; but it is never easy to ascertain very precisely the state of the case, even when the beds are tilted, which the modern deposits of corresponding character rarely are, and never to the same extent. 59. The next spot going west, where these topmost beds of the Kharians are largely developed, is under the cantonment of Bakloh, on on tadTodMBht. the road UP from Pathankot to Dalhousie, and here the general aspect of the beds is very peculiar.--Dunera Dak bungalow stands, I should say, a little below, as far as its geological horizon goes, the lowest limits of the d division of the Kharian group. Soon after leaving the bungalow, bands of conglomerate appear in the sandstones, a slightly redder hue being observable than is usually the case.--There is nothing, however, particularly noteworthy till the bridge is crossed and the first 'choki, '1 just across it, reached. 60. Conglomerates now come in (6), evidently homologous with the conglomerates forming the highest beds of division d, but differing from the usual type seen south of Dehra and elsewhere, in being far less homogenous in character, and having the appearance of having been more rapidly accumulated. The village of Bingha...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236541413