The tectonic evolution of the Northwestern Himalaya in eastern Ladakh and Lahul, India

  title={The tectonic evolution of the Northwestern Himalaya in eastern Ladakh and Lahul, India},
  author={Albrecht Steck and Laurent Y. Spring and Jean-Claude Vannay and Henri Masson and Hugo Bucher and E. Stutz and Robin Marchant and J.-C. Tieche},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={265 - 276}
Abstract Geological studies along a transect across the Himalaya in eastern Ladakh and Lahul provide new insights into the Tertiary structural evolution of this region. The initiation of the Nyimaling-Tsarap Nappe is related to an early phase of underthrusting of India below Asia. In Lahul, an opposite vergent intra-continental underthrusting develops immediately after continental collision (NE-vergent Tandi Syncline and Shikar Beh Nappe). This NE-vergent nappe stack is responsible for the… 

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