Records of the Geological Survey of India
The Survey, 1887 - Earthquakes
Vols. 1- include Report of the Geological Survey, 1867- ; v. 32- include Review of the mineral production of India, 1898/1903- ; v. 75 consists of Professional papers, no. 1-16; v. 76 consists of Bulletins of economic minerals.
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Page 203 - ... or a granite-porphyry ; when, in the course of the earth-movements that were contorting, crumpling, and folding the strata of the Himalayas, this imperfectly consolidated graniteporphyry was forced through the faults that had been formed along the axes of over thrust-folds ; the semi-plastic mass was subjected to enormous pressure ; the mica was crumpled ; the crystals of felspar were cracked and ruptured...