Articles about Geological Survey of India

Meghalaya: 100 million-year-old bones of sauropod dinosaurs discovered

04 May 2021

India
Meghalaya: 100 million-year-old bones of sauropod dinosaurs discovered

Researchers have identified fossil bone fragments of sauropod dinosaurs dating back to about 100 million years from an area around West Khasi Hills District in Meghalaya.

Kolkata: Indian Museum making gallery to show ancient human endeavor

05 Aug 2018

India
Kolkata: Indian Museum making gallery to show ancient human endeavor

The Indian Museum in Kolkata is constructing a gallery where several objects chronicling human endeavor in India in the past thousands of years will be exhibited.

47mn-year-old fossils hint Rajasthan's deserts had a marine life

13 Jul 2018

India
47mn-year-old fossils hint Rajasthan's deserts had a marine life

In the deserts of Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, paleontologists have stumbled upon nearly 47 million-year-old fossils of primitive whale, shark teeth, crocodilian teeth and turtle bones, which according to experts suggest that the area was under sea in the pre-historic age.

GSI, INTACH scientists claim Ramgarh Crater caused by meteorite impact

09 Jun 2018

India
GSI, INTACH scientists claim Ramgarh Crater caused by meteorite impact

Since the 19th century, Ramgarh Crater has always evoked the interest of geologists and now a team of scientists is in Rajasthan's Baran district and they have a reason to believe that it was caused by meteorite impact.

GSI study unveils treasure trove of resources in Indian waters

17 Jul 2017

India
GSI study unveils treasure trove of resources in Indian waters

In an exciting discovery, scientists from the Geological Survey of India (GSI) have uncovered vast resources of minerals and precious metals in deep sea waters around the Indian peninsula.