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Palae-Fire

Evidences of Palaeo-fire from  ice core. (Source:Page News Vol 21, No 1, March 2013 at www.pages-igbp.org)  

 

Tuya Volcanoes in Canada

  Canada’s Distinctive Tuya Volcanoes Reveal Glacial, Palaeo-Climate Secrets Apr. 30, 2013 — Deposits left by the eruption of a subglacial volcano, or tuya, 1.8 million years ago could hold the secret to more accurate palaeo-glacial and climate models, according to new research by University of British Columbia geoscientists. Share […]

 

Iceman Mystery

Scientists have poked, prodded, and x-rayed the 5,000-year-old mummy found in the Alps. They now think he was murdered. By Stephen S. Hall Update (September, 2007): Researchers report that head trauma along with uncontrolled bleeding ultimately killed the Iceman. It was late spring or early summer, when a modest tree […]

 

QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF THE BENGAL BASIN, EAST PAKISTAN AND INDIA 1. JAMES P MORGAN and 2. WILLIAM G McINTIRE

The Bengal provinces of East Pakistan and India indicates that structural activity, primarily faulting, has significantly influenced Quaternary geology. Two areas of Pleistocene terrace border the Bengal basin on the east and west and flank Tertiary and older hills of India. Two large inliers of Pleistocene sediments within the basin […]

 

Quaternary Geology and Aquifer Systems in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta Complex, Bangladesh

ABSTRACT People of Bangladesh face a serious problem of groundwater contamination by arsenic.  Millions of tube wells within the depth of 10 to 50 meters are contaminated with higher than permissible limit of arsenic. The pattern of distribution of arsenic in the ground water is related to the geology of […]

 

Quaternary Geology of the Bengal Basin, Bangladesh and India

BY JAMES P. MORGAN AND WILLIAM G. MclNTiRE ABSTRACT Reconnaissance of the Bengal provinces of East Pakistan and India indicates that structural activity, primarily faulting, has significantly influenced Quaternary geology. Two areas of Pleistocene terrace border the Bengal basin on the east and west and flank Tertiary and older hills […]

 
Quaternary Geomorphology

Quaternary Geomorphology

 The Quaternary is the most recent geological period of time in Earth’s history, spanning the last two million years and extending up to the present day. The Quaternary period is subdivided into the Pleistocene  (“Ice Age”) and the Holocene (present warm interval) epochs, with the Pleistocene spanning most of the […]