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Sedimentary Basins of India

Sedimentary Basins of India and Categories depending on the oil bearing capacities The existing 26 Sedimentary Basins have an area of approximately 3.14 million Sq. Kms. The sedimentary basins of the country have been...

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Malani Rhyolites

The late Proterozoic Malani bimodal volcanics constitute the largest suite of anorogenic acid volcanics in India. The volcanism took place during 745±10 Ma ago, succeeding the granitic activity of Abu pluton and ceased before...

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Scientists helping to improve understanding of plate tectonics

Research team leader Professor Ian Jackson said tectonic plates were continuously created at mid-ocean ridges and destroyed when they sink back into the Earth’s mantle. “Plate tectonics is responsible for diverse geological phenomena including...

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Earth’s tectonic plates are weaker than once thought

“We are interested in large-scale geophysical processes, like how plate tectonics initiates and how plates move underneath one another in subduction zones,” said David Goldsby, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. “To...