metasedimentary


metasedimentary
Of or pertaining to a metasediment

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  • Geology of Nepal — The Himalayan arc extends about 2400 km from Nanga Parbat (8,138 m) in the west to Namche Barwa (7,756 m) in the east (Le Fort, 1996). This region includes Nepal, Bhutan, as well as parts of Pakistan, India, and China. Since 55 Ma, the Himalayan… …   Wikipedia

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