• Geology
  • Published 2009

The Lower and Middle Siwaliks fluvial depositional system of the western Himalayan foreland basin, Kohat, Pakistan

@inproceedings{Ullah2009TheLA,
  title={The Lower and Middle Siwaliks fluvial depositional system of the western Himalayan foreland basin, Kohat, Pakistan},
  author={Kafayat Ullah and Mohammad Arif and M. Tahir Shah and Iftikhar Ahmed Abbasi and Paec Reo},
  year={2009}
}
The lower and middle Siwaliks equivalent to the Chinji and Nagri formations in Kohat-Potwar plateau, were deposited in a terrestrial foreland basin that developed in response to the Himalayan orogenic movements. Detailed sedimentologic studies from three different sections reveal that both the Chinji and Nagri formations consists of four lithofacies that are abbreviated as C and N, respectively. These include Cross-bedded Channel Sandstone Facies (C1), Cross-bedded and Cross-laminated Sandstone… CONTINUE READING