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  • Print publication year: 2017
  • Online publication date: April 2017

9 - Geological Origin and Evolution of the Himalayas

from Part II - Physiography of the Highest Barrier on Earth
Gansser, A. (1964). Geology of the Himalayas. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Green, O.R., Searle, M.P., Corfield, R.I. & Corfield, R.M. (2008). Cretaceous-Tertiary carbonate platform evolution and the age of the India-Asia collision along the Ladakh Himalaya (Northwest India). Journal of Geology, 116, 331353.
Licht, A., Van Cappelle, M., Abels, H.A., et al. (2014). Asian monsoons in a late Eocene greenhouse world. Nature Geosciences, 513, 501506.
Searle, M.P. (2010). Low-angle normal faults in the compressional Himalayan orogeny: evidence from the Annapurna-Dhaulagiri Himalaya, Nepal. Geosphere, 6, 296315.
Searle, M. (2013). Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram and Tibet. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Searle, M.P., Cottle, J.M., Streule, M.J. & Waters, D.J. (2010). Crustal melt granites and migmatites along the Himalaya: melt source, segregation, transport and granite emplacement mechanisms. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 100, 219233.
Searle, M.P., Elliott, J.R., Phillips, R.J. & Chung, S.L. (2011). Crustal-lithospheric structure and continental extrusion of Tibet. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 168, 633672.
Searle, M.P., Law, R.D. & Jessup, M.J. (2006). Crustal structure, restoration and evolution of the Greater Himalaya in Nepal–South Tibet: implications for channel flow and ductile extrusion of the middle crust. In Law, R.D., Searle, M.P. & Godin, L., eds., Channel Flow, Ductile Extrusion and Exhumation in Continental Collision Zones. London: Geological Society, Special Publication 268, pp.355378.