Himalayan Forelands: palaeontological evidence for Oligocene detrital deposits in the Bugti Hills (Balochistan, Pakistan)

@article{Welcomme2001HimalayanFP,
  title={Himalayan Forelands: palaeontological evidence for Oligocene detrital deposits in the Bugti Hills (Balochistan, Pakistan)},
  author={Jean-Loup Welcomme and Mouloud Benammi and J. Y. Crochet and Laurent Marivaux and Gr{\'e}goire M{\'e}tais and Pierre Antoine and Ibrahim Baloch},
  journal={Geological Magazine},
  year={2001},
  volume={138},
  pages={397 - 405}
}
In the southwestern Sulaiman geological province (Balochistan, Pakistan), terrestrial detrital facies from the Bugti Hills region have yielded the richest Tertiary vertebrate faunas to be found in Asia thus far. New fossils from five successive and distinct ‘bone beds’ bridge the supposed Oligocene sedimentary hiatus within the Sulaiman geological province; the lowermost continental levels of the previously described Miocene Chitarwata Formation, known as the Bugti Member, are Oligocene in age… Expand
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