Some articles on formations, formation:
... have subdivided the rocks comprising Mount Everest into three units called "formations" ... Each formation is separated from the other by low-angle faults, called “detachments”, along which they have been thrust over each other ... From the summit of Mount Everest to its base these rock units are the Qomolangma Formation, the North Col Formation, and the Rongbuk Formation ...
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