Paleocene‐Eocene foreland basin evolution in the Himalaya of southern Tibet and Nepal: Implications for the age of initial India‐Asia collision

  title={Paleocene‐Eocene foreland basin evolution in the Himalaya of southern Tibet and Nepal: Implications for the age of initial India‐Asia collision},
  author={Peter G. DeCelles and Paul Kapp and George E. Gehrels and Luping Ding},
  pages={824 - 849}
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