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(iit-jam 2015) 4. which of the following formations) was/were deposited in glacial and/or fluvial environ- ment? a. subathu formation b. karewa formationo p6ul

(IIT-JAM 2015) 4. Which of the following formations) was/were deposited in glacial and/or fluvial environ- ment? A. Subathu Formation B. Karewa Formationo p6ul a C Indus Formation D. Blaini Formation bo (IIT-JAM 2015) 6

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    Mayank vedwal Vedwal Best Answer

    1) Subathu formation comes under Dharmshala group of Simla Hills. Upper paleocene age is assigned for Subathu formation . Subathu formation was deposited in marine environment. 2) Karewa formation consists of lacustrine and fluvial sediments intercalated with glacial tills of Pliocene-Pliestocene age. So Karewa formation was deposited in glacial environment. 3) Indus formation has flyschoidal character. Means it consist a large sequence of marine facies from deep water to shallow water facies. So Indus formation was deposited in marine condition. Age for Indus formation is assigned as Eocene age. 4) Blaini formation also known as blaini boulder beds. Blaini formation was deposited in glacial environment and it is equivalent to talchir boulder beds. So correct options are B and D

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    So the correct option is B & D right??

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    yes B and D are correct options . sorry i forgot to mention in my answer

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    No problem sir. Thank you for such elaboration 🙂

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