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Fig. S2. Field documentation and genesis of the back-structures from the Garhwal Lesser Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India
figureposted on 2018-12-18, 14:14 authored by Narayan Bose, Soumyajit Mukherjee
(a) A back-structure zone in Berinag Formation quartzites at Location 6 (30.7432°N, 78.3586°E). Top-to-10° compressional brittle shear as seen on the eastern bank of river Bhagirathi. Width of photo c. 2 m. (b–c) Top-to-10° compressional brittle back shears in Berinag Formation quartzites present on the eastern bank of river Bhagirathi at Location 6 (30.7432°N, 78.3586°E). (d) Top-to-75° up shear. Width of photo c. 1.5 m. This exposure was present along an uphill road, which branches out from the highway near the village Talli Nakuri.