Deccan trap


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Deccan trap

[′dek·ən ′trap]
(geology)
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1984) Deccan trap flows in parts of Nanded and Yeotmal districts, Maharashtra, Geological survey of India special publication No.
More than half of the vertical electrical soundings in the Deccan trap regions are of KH type curves.
Of the roughly 150 known meteorite impact sites on Earth, Lonar Crater is the only one that struck in an area layered with volcanic rock--a massive plateau made of ancient lava flows called the Deccan Traps.
The petrogenesis of the basaltic samples collected from several locations of the Deccan Trap region including the Narmada basin (Mahoney 1988) shows higher concentrations of trace elements such as Zirconium, Strontium, Nickel and Vanadium.
Phase three has a term of 2 1/2 years and the work commitment is to drill one well to a depth of 3,000 meters or to the Deccan trap.
That's significantly more than the amounts found in similar lava deposits like the Deccan Traps in India and the Columbia River flood basalts in Washington and Oregon.
and colleagues made this discovery while studying the Deccan Traps, stair-like layers of basalt formed during a series of eruptions 65 million years ago.
The new analysis combined previous data with new samples taken from layers of rock in the Deccan Traps.
But some experts insist that the real reason for the mass extinction was a surge of volcanic activity in a region of India known as the Deccan Traps.
But some experts insist that the impact was a red herring and the real reason for the mass extinction was a surge of volcanic activity in a region of India known as the Deccan Traps.
A primeval volcanic range in western India known as the Deccan Traps, which were once three times larger than France, began its main phase of eruptions roughly 250,000 years before the Cretaceous-Paleogene, or K-Pg, extinction event, the researchers report in the journal Science.
Washington, December 9 ( ANI ): Volcanic activity from the Deccan Traps in India, not a meteorite impact, may have killed the dinosaurs, according to a new study.