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Geo.news 2013

Ashish

Basalts of the Panjal Traps in Kashmir (NW India), India formed when this area was attached to western Australia as part of the Gondwana supercontinent. Using magnetic minerals within the basalt, Sydney geologists are trying to track the plate tectonic-driven pathway these rocks have followed through the past 280 million years since their eruption. Image features: Prof Jonathan Aitchison with postgraduate students Ashish Agarwal, Denis Stojanovic and Deepak Joshi (University of Kashmir).