There has been much modern work on the geological evolution of the Himalaya and this volume of twenty-five papers concentrates on the geology of the Nanga Parbat region of the Pakistan portion of this important range of mountains. The volume follows logically on from Special Publication 74 1993. The first paper serves as an introduction and places the rest in a logical context, beginning very neatly with a summary of the gravity field, before leading into a series of papers dealing with the geochemistry, metamorphic and structural evolution. This section begins with a discussion of mafic sheets, used to constrain...

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