A Geoscience Digital Image Library

TitleView downstream along the Marsyandi River gorge
DescriptionView downstream along the Marsyandi River gorge from near Pisang, Nepal of the Mutsog syncline. The fold is composed of biotite-grade marble of the Annapurna Yellow Formation and is in the hanging wall of a large-scale normal fault known as the high Himalayan detachment. The summit of the peak is approximately 5000 meters and the local relief is approximately 2000 meters.
LithostratigraphyAnnapurna Yellow Formation
LocationNepal. Near Pisang. Along the Marsyandi River gorge.
PhotographerKevin Pogue. 1995.
CollectionKeck Structural Geology Slide Set #KP1.
Key wordsNepal, fold, syncline,
Tech details226 KB. Vista.
GeoDIL number2999