Tectonic activities in pakistan by muhammad wajid amin gill pakistan meteorological department regional meteorological center,lahore, pakistan [email protected] abstract: pakistan, pakistan meteorological department pakistan geographically lies between (pmd) prepared a comprehensive plane of up- 60°e to78°e & 24°n to 37°n. Tectonic setting of the bela ophiolites, southern pakistan tectonophysics, 207: 359-381 the bela ophiolites consist of a 3-5-km-thick sequence of basaltic pillow lava, inter-flow sedimentary rocks (chert, argillite, limestone) and diabase-gabbro sills. This department is the only teaching institute in pakistan, which awards degree (msc, mphil & phd) in geophysics our graduates have proved their worth in national and international companies engaged in exploring activities, and also have contributed towards establishment of research/development programmes in many organizations. Pakistan and its regional tectonic setting pakistan lies on the western edge of the indian plate, bordered to the west and north by the eurasian plate and to the southwest by the arabian plate as shown in fig 1. E r gee, d g gee, 1989 overview of the geology and structure of the salt range, with observations on related areas of northern pakistan, tectonics of the western himalayas, lawrence l malinconico, jr, robert j lillie.
Pakistan, small discordant bodies of leucogranite intrude metamorphosed basement of the indian crust as the first step in assessing the tectonic significance. Pakistan is an earthquake prone country a number of earthquakes have hit pakistan resulting in losses of life and property pakistan meteorological department (pmd) presently has a network of eleven seismic stations. New divisions of pakistan in august 2000, local government reforms abolished the division as an administrative tier and introduced a system of local government councils, with the first elections held in 2001.
Martin, celine, department of geography and earth sciences, university of north carolina charlotte, 9201 university city blvd, charlotte, nc 28223 department of earth and planetary science, american museum of natural history, central park west at 79th street, new york, ny 10024-519 and bigge, nils, ruhr universitat bochum, bochum, 44780. A critical review of the seismic risk zoning and development of design spectra tectonics and earthquake history of peshawar met department of pakistan. Geology and tectonics of pakistan [ali h kazmi] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers book by kazmi, ali h. Metamorphism and structural trend in iran, physiographic-tectonic zoning map of iran's sedimentary basins has pre- pared this map has prepared to point out the basement tectonics role in iran. Constraints on the tectonic evolution of the northwestern himalaya from geochronologic and petrologic studies of babusar pass, pakistan' department of earth.
Tectonics of the potwar plateau region and the development of syntaxes, punjab, pakistan by harald drewes us geological survey bulletin 2126 an analysis of structural features of the foreland area. This article is issued from wikipedia - version of the 11/15/2016 the text is available under the creative commons attribution/share alike but additional terms may apply for the media files. Pak study mcqs , get complete mcqs of pakistan studies for nts,fpsc, ppsc,spsc,css,pms test preparation basic information about pakistan here are the different categories related to pakstudy mcqs. Northern pakistan is a collage of three distinct tectonic domains: the indian plate in the south, the kohistan-ladakh magmatic arc in the middle and the karakoram plate in the north the latter may itself comprise two or more microplates (kazmi & jan, 1997 zanchi et al, 1997.
3 irshad ahmad, shuhab khan, thomas lapen, kevin burke, noor jehan, isotopic ages for alkaline igneous rocks, including a 26ma ignimbrite, from the peshawar plain of northern pakistan and their tectonic implications, journal of asian earth sciences, 2013, 62, 414crossref. Pakistan plates that took place in the late eocene to early oligocene the indo- pakistan plate, relative to the eurasian plate is still moving northwards at a rate of. Whereas, pakistan meteorological department, norsar (2007) and unohabitat (2010) determined four peak ground acceleration zones in the territory of pakistan youssef et al (2011) and nasser et al (2011), on the other hand, included slope stability in the seismic zoning of northern pakistan.
The tectonic plates of geopolitics are finally starting to shift slowly at first, rapidly later, and i expect the world to be entirely different in structure by around 2025 today's post should be seen as an update to a four part series i published earlier this year. Pakistan lies at the collision point between the indian and asian tectonic plates as a result, much of the country consists of rugged mountains the area of pakistan is 880,940 square km (340,133 square miles. A reinterpretation of the balakot formation: implications for the tectonics of the nw himalaya, pakistan yani najman,1,2 malcolm pringle,3 laurent godin,4 and grahame oliver5. When genesis 10:25 is read within the context of the whole chapter, the four other verses (5, 18, 20, and 32) speaking of the division clearly emphasize that this was a linguistic and family division of all post-flood people into different lands (geographical locations.