A preliminary summary of data on the structure of eastern Nepal. structural units encountered from Mount Everest through Okhaldhunga to Jaynaga on the Ganges plain are, successively: the Tibet flagstone with its granitized base, the Khumbu nappes, which are overridden by the foregoing and in turn cover the Katmandu nappes, whose front faces the Navakot nappe, which lies in structural contact on the Molasse (Tertiary) of the Siwalik range.

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