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Quaternary of the Karakoram and Himalaya

Ed.: Edward Derbyshire; Lewis A. Owen

1989. 255 pages, 90 figures, 23 tables, 17x24cm, 600 g
Language: English

(Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementbände, Volume 76)

ISBN 978-3-443-21076-2, paperback, price: 79.00 €

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STARKEL, LESZEK: Valley floor evolution in the marginal areas of the
Himalaya Mountains and the Khasi-Jaintia Plateau (with 7 figures) 1
HEWITT, KENNETH: The attitudinal organisation of Karakoram geomorphic
processes and depositional environments (with 7 figures and 5 photos) 9
OWEN, L. A. & E. DERBYSHIRE: The Karakoram glacial depositional system
(with 15 figures, 9 photos and 2 tables) 33
ABASI, IFTIKHAR AHMED & PETER F. FRIEND: Uplift and evolution of the
Himalayan Orogenic belts, as recorded in the foredeep molasse
sediments (with 4 figures and 3 tables) 75
SEHENG BENXING: The influence of Himalayan uplift on the development
of Quaternary glaciers (with 12 figures and 2 tables) 89
OWEN, Lewis A.: Terraces, uplift and climate in the Karakoram
Mountains, Northern Pakistan: Karakoram intermontane basin evolution
(with 8 figures, 12 photos and 1 table) 117
OSMASTON, HENRY: Problems of the Quaternary geomorphology of the
Xixabangma region in South Tibet and Nepal (with 15 figures, 5 photos
and 6 tables) 147
FORT, MONIQUE: The Gongba conglomerates: glacial or tectonic? (with 4
figures and 3 tables) 181
HOLMES, JONATHAN A. & F. ALAYNE STREET-PERROTT: The Quaternary Glacial
History of Kashmir, North-West Himalaya: A Revision of de Terra and
Paterson's Sequence (with 4 figures and 4 tables) 195
RENDELL, H. M., R. A. M. GARDNER, D. P. AGRAWAL & N. JACYAN:
Chronology and stratigraphy of Kashmir loess (with 3 figures and 1
table) 213
GARDNER, R.: Late Quaternary loess and paleosols, Kashmir Valley,
India (with 6 figures) 225
RENDELL, H. M.: Loess deposition during the Late Pleistocene in
Northern Pakistan (with 5 figures and 1 table) 247