study of metamorphics and structures of the Chaukhutia area, Almora District, Uttar Pradesh
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study of metamorphics and structures of the Chaukhutia area, Almora District, Uttar Pradesh by B. K. Das

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Published by Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Almora (District)


  • Geology -- India -- Almora (District)

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Statementby B. K. Das.
LC ClassificationsQE295 .D3 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10350M
LC Control Numbersa 66008134

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  Six years of geological investigations comprising studies of sedimentology, geomorphology, photo-interpretation and field checks carried out by a team of 6–8 geologists have led to a reappraisal of Lesser Himalayan geology. Askot Wildlife Sanctuary: Pithoragarh, the picturesque hill district of Uttar Pradesh, houses amidst its greens, the Askot sanctuary, which adds more dazzle to its already splendid beauty. Lying in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas at a height of ft., snow-capped mountain peaks and fine temples are an integral part of Pithoragarh.   aro people participated in various demonstrations held in Chaukhutia (Almora) till the end of the month. The movement spread rapidly to Maasi, Bhikyasain, Syaalde, Dwarahaat, Gagaas, Someshwar, Tarikhet, Kaphara, Garuda and Baijnaathfinally crossing the borders of Almora district. Centres of sura-alcohol were raided at. Valdiya, K. S. (b). A study of the Champawat Granodiorite and associated metamorphics of the Lohaghat subdivision, district Almora, U.P., with special reference to petrography and petrogenesis. Indian Mineralogist, 3, 6– Google Scholar.