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Geology of the Karakoram and Hindu Kush

Geology of the Karakoram and Hindu Kush

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Published in [ ] : Committee of the Kyoto University Scientific Expedition to the Karakoram and Hindukush, Kyoto University, 1965 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Susumu Matsushita and Kazuo Huzita.
SeriesResults of the Kyoto University Scientific Expedition to the Karakoram and Hindukush, 1955 ; v. 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/7040 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 150 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill., map (1 fold. col. in pocket) ; 27 cm.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4456156M
LC Control Number79118953

1 Introduction [2] The Pamir‐Hindu Kush region of Central Asia (Figure 1), like the Tibetan Plateau to its east, has accommodated the collision of the Indian subcontinent with Asia by crustal shortening and er, the same belts of ophiolites and related magmatic zones that reflect suturing of crustal fragments identified within Tibet also extend through the Pamir [e.g Cited by: The Karakoram is home to more than sixty peaks above 7,m (22, ft), including K2, the second highest peak of the world (8,m, 28, ft). Most of these peaks are in the Hunza of Pakistan. The range is about Km ( miles) in length, and is the most heavily glaciated part of the world outside of the polar regions.

  A short account of a recent trip to the Karakoram & Hindu Kush, Pakistan. The main objective was to climb Passu Peak (m), helping three . Monazites from the same rock give ages of – Ma, possibly due to inheritance of older cores. These Jurassic–Early Cretaceous constraints on metamorphism and magmatism relate to subduction and accretion processes, perhaps including the suturing of the Karakoram and Hindu Kush terranes along the Tirich Mir by:

The Himalayan, Karakoram & Hindu-Kush Club members. Welcome to The Himalayan, Karakoram & Hindu-Kush Club. A joint venture of all nature. The Karakoram mountain range has been referred to in a number of novels and movies. Rudyard Kipling refers to the Karakorum mountain range in his novel Kim, which was first published in Marcel Ichac made a film titled Karakoram, chronicling a French expedition to the range in


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rare softcover book filled with numerous photographs & folding maps. no writing or markings in the text; no torn or missing pages; no ownership markings. original covers, with light wear & a Rating: % positive. Geology In many of its features, the Hindu Kush resembles its eastern neighbour, the Karakoram Range, which extends westward from Tibet into Pakistan.

Indeed, some authorities consider the Hindu Kush a continuation of the Karakoram. From north to south they are: the East Hindu Kush-Wakhan, the Tirich Boundary Zone and the Karakoram Terrane.

The first and the last units consist of Gondwana-related terranes showing a Pre-cambrian to earliest Paleozoic basement covered by Paleozoic to Mesozoic sedimentary successions which record their Late Paleozoic rifting from Gondwana Cited by: Italian expedition to the Karakorum (K2) and Hindu Kush: scientific reports III: Geology - petrology E.

Brill Leiden Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. For sale at JP Mountain Books -- Collectible Used Mountaineering books and more. KARAKORAM AND HINDU KUSH. Click on photos to view details about each book.

If the book is marked as sold, please inquire if we have other copies. Only a small fraction of our inventory is listed on the internet. We have many more good books for sale. The Karakoram has half of the world's highest mountains and a reputation as being one of the most remote and savage ranges of all.

In this beautifully illustrated book, Mike Searle, a geologist at the University of Oxford and one of the most experienced field geologists of our time, presents a rich account of the geological forces that were involved in creating these mountain ranges.4/5(1).

It forms the western section of the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH) and is the westernmost extension of the Pamir Mountains, the Karakoram and the Himalayas. It divides the valley of the Amu Darya (the ancient Oxus) to the north from the Indus River valley to the nates: 36°14′45″N 71°50′38″E / °N.

Old origin for an active mountain range: geology and geochronology of the eastern Hindu Kush, Pakistan. Geological Society of America Bulletin,Searle, M.P., Hacker, B.R. and Bilham, Roger, The Hindu Kush seismic zone as a paradigm for the creation of Ultra-High Pressure diamond and coesite-bearing continental rocks.

The confluence between these rivers is known as "Tri Junction Point" or "Junction Point of Three Mountain Ranges". It is located at the junction of the 3 lofty mountain ranges, the Karakoram, Himalayas and Hindukush.

To the North of this confluence or to the north of both Indus and Gilgit rivers is Karakoram. The Braldu, Shigar, Shyok, Shimshal, Hunza, Ishkuman, and Ghizar rivers all of them flow to form the might Indus river, which, older than the mountains themselves, is the only river to flow through the Karakoram range.

The central and upper Ghizar Rivers drain the Hindukush range and its offshoot, the Hindu Raj range. The geology of the Kar akoram terrane.

side of the collision zone in the Hindu Kush (H. ILDE-BRAND. GEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF THE KARAKORAM RANGES. If this area is structurally typical of the Hindu-Kush and Karakoram Ranges, then these mountains are much more tectonically disturbed than previously recorded, and suggest compression on a scale compatible with the hypothesis that the Himalayan, Karakoram, and Hindu Kush Ranges form part of a continental collision zone.

The exploration of the greatest mountains on our planet--the Himalaya, the Karakoram, the Hindu Kush and the Pamir. academlc and research institutions in various Universities of Pakistan, Due to. the combined efforts of these organizations, a large number of metallic and. non-metallic mineral deposits and gemstones are being explored and exploited.

within the Himalayan, Karakoram and Hindu Kush regions of northern Pakistan. 3. The dreaming spires of the Karakoram 4. Pressure, temperature, time, and space 5. Frozen rivers and fault lines 6. Northwest Frontier: Kohistan, Hindu Kush, Pamirs 7.

Faces of Everest 8. Mapping the geology of Everest and Makalu 9. Mountains and Maoists: Annapurna, Manaslu Around the bend: Nanga Parbat, Namche Barwa Roof of the World Brand: Oxford University Press. This book is very hard to find. An elaborate production, this book presents maps of the Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Nanga Parbat, Pamirs, Tien Shan & Peak Pobeda.

The text is in japanese, but all photos are captioned in english, and the map names & the features. Hindu Kush, great mountain system of Central Asia. Broadly defined, it is some miles ( km) long and as wide as miles ( km). The Hindu Kush is one of the great watersheds of Central Asia, forming part of the vast Alpine zone that stretches across Eurasia from east to west.

It runs. Pakistan Trekking Guide book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Trekking guide of Pakistan. Pakistan Trekking Guide: Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindu Kush by. Isobel Shaw.

Rating details 24 ratings 4 reviews Trekking guide of Pakistan/5.THE HIMALAYAN LETTERS OF GYPSY DAVY AND LADY BA WRITTEN ON A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HIGH QUIET PLACES AMONG THE SIMPLE PEOPLE OF AN OLD FOLK TALE Gypsy Davy and Lady Ba (Le Moyne Barrett and Katherine Ruth Barrett.

While bifurcation of Karakoram and Hindu Kush is notclearly defined, however, most of the geologists are agreed that all theseranges are sub ranges of Himalayas and they usually call them place due to its unique importance is very interesting butunfortunately most of the domestic tourists pass bye this place without.