Journal - Some observations on the paleomagnetism of Tansen Group, west central Nepal

Some observations on the paleomagnetism of Tansen Group, west central Nepal

Mitsuo Yoshida

Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Hokkaido University

Sapporo 060, Japan (Present Address: Department of Geology, Trichandra Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal)

Harutaka Sakai

Department of Geology, Kyushu University

Fukuoka 812, Japan

Jour. Nep. Geol. Soc., Vol. 4, Special Issue, 1984, 53-61


Preliminary results of paleomagnetic measurement of the Tansen Group ranging from late Paleozoic to early Cenozoic in age in west central Nepal are consistent with already-known paleomagnetic data from Indo-Pakistan and southern side of the Yarlung Zangbo River. The essential paleolatitudes obtained from the paleomagnetic data increase gradually towards the upper horizon in the Tansen Group.

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