Report summaryNepal lies in the collision zone between the Indian Sub-continent and the Tibetan plateau of the Eurasian continent. The collision zone stretches from Pakistan in the northwest to Burma in the southeast and is flanked to the west and east by lateral transform margins. A northeast/southwest cross section across Nepal reveals that the region is divided by four main thrust faults into five major structural zones (see map).Zone 1 lies completely within southern Tibet (China) and is the ...
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