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Lupar Valley, West Sarawak, Malaysia explanation of sheets 1-111-14, 1-111-15, and part of 1-111-16 by Denis Ngoh Kiat Tan

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Published by National Printing Dept. in Kuching, Sarawak .
Written in English



  • Malaysia,
  • Lupar River Watershed.


  • Geology -- Malaysia -- Lupar River Watershed.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Malaysia -- Lupar River Watershed.

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Statementby Denis Tan Ngoh Kiat.
SeriesReport / Geological Survey of Malaysia,, 13, Report (Malaysia. Jabatan Penyiasatan Kajibumi) ;, 13.
LC ClassificationsQE301.B7 G425 no. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 159 p., [56] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3207680M
LC Control Number83113544

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  The Lupar Fault Zone in southwestern Sarawak separates the Silantek Formation to the south from the Rajang Group to the north ().The Rajang Group comprises the Lubok Antu, Lupar and Belaga Formations (Haile, , Liechti et al., , Tan, ).The Silantek Formation is conformably overlain by the Plateau Formation, composed of massive sandstone, which forms a ridge of the Cited by:   D.N.K. TanLupar Valley, west Sarawak, Malaysia: explanation of sheets , and part of Geological Survey Malaysia Rept. 13 (), p. Google ScholarCited by: 5. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia, Vol Dec. , pp. Relationship of gabbro and pillow lavas in the Lupar Formation, West Sarawak: Implications for interpretation of the Lubok Antu Melange and the Lupar Line N.S. HAILE 1, S.K LAM 2 AND R.M. BANDA 2. 1 Petroleum Research Institute, PETRONAS, Ulu Kelang, Selangor D.E.. 2 Geological Survey Department, Kuching, Sarawak.   Haile () introduced the term Sibu Zone for the part of Sarawak north of the Lupar Line composed predominantly of the Belaga Formation, which forms the major part of the Rajang Group in Sarawak. The Sibu Zone (Central Sarawak) forms an approximately km wide zone north of the Lupar Valley and south of the Bukit Mersing Line (Fig. 1).

The Lupar Line separates West Sarawak from Central Sarawak and has been interpreted as a subduction zone (e.g. Hutchison, ) or as a major strike-slip fault (e.g. Haile et al., ). The Geology of Sarawak, Brunei and the Western Part of North Borneo: Compiled from the Work of the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies in the British Territories in Borneo and from Various Published Accounts, Volume 1 Volume 3 of Bulletin (British Territories in Borneo. Geological Survey Dept.) Issue 3 of Bulletin (Geological Survey Department.   We often hear of comments that the benak (tidal bore) phenomenon in Sri Aman can only be viewed at certain times of the year. It is not true. In fact, it can be viewed twice a day throughout the year. Just that the tidal bores are bigger and more spectacular during king tide combined with [ ].   D.N.K. TanLupar Valley, West Sarawak, Malaysia. Explanation of sheets , and Explanation of sheets , and Geol. Surv. Malaysia.

Apart from the chert of the Lupar Valley Cretaceous to Eocene sediments of the Kuching Zone in West Sarawak (Malaysia), Borneo This book is a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the. A tomillion-year-old subduction margin in West Sarawak It has long been suspected that there is an ancient Plate Tectonic Boundary in Sarawak approximately along the valley of the Lupar River. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haile, N. S. Geology and mineral resources of the Lupar and Saribas valleys, west Sarawak. Kuching, Sarawak, F.W. Goodwin.   The terrestrial sediments in West Sarawak south of the Lupar Line have been little studied and their ages and stratigraphy remain unclear. The few descriptions of rocks and field relations report fluvial to marginal marine facies (Liechti et al., , Wolfenden and Haile, , Wilford and Kho, , Muller, , Tan, , Tan, ).The absence of fossils in most formations has hampered.