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Figure F1. Map of the Himalayan erosion system showing the position of existing DSDP and ODP sites documenting the Bengal and Indus Fans or the monsoon history. Red box = location of Expedition 354 Middle Bengal Fan (MBF) drill site transect at 8°N. Bengal Fan sediment isopachs (blue lines; in kilometers) are simplified from Curray et al. (2003) and represent the total sedimentary and meta-sedimentary rocks above the oceanic basalt as interpreted from seismic reflection and refraction data.

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