A review and new data on neotectonic evolution of active faults in the Kachchh Basin, Western India: legacy of post-Deccan Trap tectonic inversion

  title={A review and new data on neotectonic evolution of active faults in the Kachchh Basin, Western India: legacy of post-Deccan Trap tectonic inversion},
  author={D. Maurya and V. Chowksey and A. Patidar and L. S. Chamyal},
  journal={Special Publications},
  pages={237 - 268}
Abstract The Kachchh Basin, located in Gujarat (India) at the western trailing edge of the Indian plate, comprises several east–west trending seismically active faults. The Kachchh Basin evolved in two major stages. The first is the rift stage, which correlates with the break-up and separation of the Indian plate in the Late Triassic–Early Cretaceous and synrift sedimentation. The second is the post-Deccan Trap inversion stage, when the basin was periodically uplifted along the existing east… Expand
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