Geology and Tectonic Evolution of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (Out of print)

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Author: Chang Chengfa
Language: English
1996-01; Hardcover; 180X260mm; 160

The Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau is formed from a complex of small terranes accereted together. Linear outcrops of dismembered ophiolote suite that mark the position of ancient oceanic tracts define the boundaries between these terrenes. The book, as a summary of plenty of new data and research results collected and achieved by the author and other geology scholars both in China and the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau is formed from a complex of small terrenes accreted together. The abroad, will present a lot of evidences concerning the origin and chronology of successive collisions of continental fragments with Eurasian or Gondwanian provenance and discuss the Mechanism by which the plateau evolved and the crust was doubled in thickness.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 Tectonic framework of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau and Its evolution
problems

Chapter 2 The tectonic characteristics of the western Xizang Plateau

Chapter 3 The tectonic evolution of the Cental Xizang Plateau

Chapter 4 The The geological evolution of the Hengduan Mountain Region

Chapter 5 The Yarlung Zangbo Suture Zone

Chapter 6 The Himalayan terrane

Chapter 7 The geology of the Mount Namjagbarwa

Chapter 8 The Cenozoic tectonics: The India-Asia collision and the uplifting of
the Qinghai-Xiang Plateau

Chapter 9 Geophysics of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau

Chapter 10 A summary of the tectonic evolution of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau





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