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Geology of Bihar and Jharkhand

SKU: 55860

This book provides an exhaustive account of the geology of the two States that occupy a crucial position in the Indian Peninsular Shield. The book is authored by an experienced geologist with first-hand knowledge of the geology of the composite Bihar State.

The book attempts to weave the fascinating story of the geological evolution of a vital segment of the Indian Shield, which is also richly endowed with diverse mineral resources.

Geology of Himachal Pradesh

SKU: 166665
The Himalaya, stretching from the Nanga Parbat (8126 m) in the west to the Namche Barwa (7756 m) in the east, forms an arcuate mountain belt and a rampart for the Indian subcontinent along its northern margin (Fig. 1.1). It comprises the earth's largest mountain range with its varied geotectonic zones (Fig. 1.2). From time immemorial the Himalaya has been the source of poetic and spiritual inspiration. It has, ever since the advent of man, sustained several civilizations that flourished on the plain that bordered along its southern margin with its perennial rivers, lush green forests along its slopes and the fertile soil of the land that lay at its feet.

Geology of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry

SKU: 55854

Tamil Nadu occupies an important segment of the southern granulite terrain of the Peninsular Shield, where extensive khondalites, charnockites and migmatitic rocks are traced. The eastern coastal tract is characterized by Phanerozoic sedimentary cover.

The volume includes chapters on early history of geological work in the areas and geo-environmental studies.