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Colliding continents : a geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, & Tibet  Cover Image Book Book

Colliding continents : a geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, & Tibet / Mike Searle.

Searle, M. P. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780199653003
  • ISBN: 0199653003
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 438 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-430) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 Makalu -- 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.
Subject: Geodynamics > Himalaya Mountains Region.
Plate tectonics > Himalaya Mountains Region.
Geology, Structural > Himalaya Mountains.
Geology, Structural > Karakoram Range.
Geology, Structural > Tibet, Plateau of.
Himalaya Mountains.
Karakoram Range.
Tibet, Plateau of.

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Pearisburg Public Library 551 Se (Text) 00000308426 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 06/30/2023

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