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The South Tibetan Detachment and the Manaslu Leucogranite: A structural reinterpretation and restoration of the Annapurna-Manaslu Himalaya, Nepal

Abstract:

The South Tibetan Detachment (STD) System comprises both ductile shear zones and brittle low-angle extensional faults bounding the upper (northern) margin of the high-grade metamorphic and anatectic rocks of the Greater Himalayan Sequence (GHS). Along the Himalayan chain from Zanskar in the west to Bhutan in the east, leucogranites are restricted to the footwall of the STD and rarely, if ever, intrude across the fault into unmetamorphosed sedimentary rocks of the Tethyan zone. The Manaslu leu...

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10.1086/376763

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Journal:
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY
Volume:
111
Issue:
5
Pages:
505-523
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1537-5269
ISSN:
0022-1376
URN:
uuid:8c5eb3b8-6588-46df-9912-71a3be93edea
Source identifiers:
83359
Local pid:
pubs:83359
Language:
English

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