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Studied Speleothems and Methodology

  • Anoop Kumar SinghEmail author
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Abstract

Considering the vast expansion of limestone host rock throughout the Himalaya, we studied six caves in the different sectors (Fig. 3.1) under varying precipitation regimes. These are, Kalakot Cave (33°13′19″ N: 74°25′33″ E; altitude, 826 m) from Jammu and Kashmir; Borar Cave (30°38′18″ N: 77°39′09″ E; altitude, 1622 m) and Tityana Cave (30°38′30.7″ N: 77° 39′07.4″ E; altitude, 1470 m) from Himachal Pradesh; Dharamjali Cave (29°31′27.8″ N: 80°12′40.3″ E; altitude, 2200 m), Sainji Cave (30°16′07″ N: 79°18′14″ E; altitude, 1478 m) and Chulerasim Cave (29°53′08″ N: 79°21′06″ E; altitude, 1254 m) from Uttarakhand.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre of Advanced Study (CAS) in GeologyKumaun UniversityNainitalIndia

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