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- Ramkumar, Mu., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 2018 v.490 pp. 141-162
- Miocene epoch; climate; coal; coastal plains; crystals; energy; hinterland; paleoclimatology; regolith; swamps; tectonics; tephra; vegetation; volcanic activity; volcanic rocks; weathering; zircon; Borneo
- ... Explosive volcanic events often produce pyroclastic materials that can be recognized from the geological record. These discrete pyroclastics form regional marker beds. Here we report the occurrence of a tephra layer interbedded within very thick coal beds near Mukah, Sarawak, Borneo. Traceable for tens of kilometers in the Mukah area of Sarawak, this tephra layer can be considered as regional stra ...