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The Dhaulagiri Transtensional Zone: an active fault zone within the Western Nepal Himalaya
Field mapping and remote sensing in the Dhaulagiri Range of Nepal reveal a regionally extensive active fault zone linking the Tibrikot Fault to the Dhaulagiri Southwest Fault, herein termed the Dhaulagiri Transtensional ...
Flexural Modeling of the Himalayan Foreland Basin: Implications for the Presence of a Forebulge and Formation of Basement Ridges
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the formation and shape of the Himalayan Foreland Basin system as it responds to lithospheric thrusting and loading. The study area is an elongate trough with an arcuate shape that ...
Structural Evolution of Thakkhola Graben: Implications for the Architecture of the Central Himalaya, Nepal
The Thakkhola Graben of central Nepal is one of several north-south-trending rifts and grabens throughout the Himalayan hinterland and southern Tibet. The faults bounding the graben run from the crest of the Himalayas at ...
Structural Evolution of the Himalayan Thrust Belt, West Nepal
Himalayan foreland basin strata were recently documented to crop out in a structural window in the central portion of the Himalayan thrust belt. Presently, structural interpretations of the thrust belt do not explain in ...