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Searle, M. P
Colliding continents : a geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet / Mike Searle
Alternate Title Geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet
1st ed
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2013
book jacket
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Subject(s) Geodynamics -- Himalaya Mountains Region
Plate tectonics -- Himalaya Mountains Region
Geology, Structural -- Himalaya Mountains
Geology, Structural -- Karakoram Range
Geology, Structural -- Tibet, Plateau of
Subject Himalaya Mountains
Karakoram Range
Tibet, Plateau of
Physical Description xxiii, 438 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-430) and index
Contents Oceans and continents -- Continents in collision : Kashmir, Ladakh, Zanskar -- The dreaming spires of the Karakoram -- Pressure, temperature, time, and space -- Frozen rivers and fault lines -- North-west frontier : Kohistan, Hindu Kush, Pamirs -- Faces of Everest -- Mapping the geology of Everest and Mamalu -- Mountains and Maoists : Annapurna, Manaslu -- Around the bend : Nanga Parbat, Namche Barwa -- Roof of the world : Tibet, Pamirs -- Extruding Indochina : Burma, Vietnam, Yunnan, Thailand -- The day the earth shook : the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake 2004 -- The making of the Himalaya, Karakoram and Tibetan Plateau

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