Late pleistocene coral-algal sediments of Chaya Formation of Mithapur area, Jamnagar, Gujarat

D. K. Pandey, U. B. Mathur, Rakesh Singh, Tej Bahadur

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Chaya Formation (Late Pleistocene - Holocene) of Dwarka-Okha area in Saurashtra peninsula, Gujarat, is subdivided into the lower Okha Shell Limestone Member and the upper Aramda Reef Member. A ca 1.5m thick succession of coral-algal lithofacies of Aramda Reef Member that has been radiometrically dated at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, U.S.A. to 41.2-18.3 ka, is exposed in a well section near Mithapur (district Jamnagar), and is described here. The environmental conditions during Late Pleistocene are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-201
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Geological Society of India
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 02-2003


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  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)

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