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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1972
GSA Bulletin (1972) 83 (5): 1557–1560.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1972
GSA Bulletin (1972) 83 (5): 1561–1564.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1971
GSA Bulletin (1971) 82 (5): 1235–1250.
...MONEM ABDEL-GAWAD Abstract Satellite photographs provide evidence that the structural discontinuity between the east-west-trending Makran Ranges and the north-south-trending Kirthar and Sulaiman Ranges of the Baluchistan Arc is among the world's major left-lateral shear belts. The Kirthar Sulaiman...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1976
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1976) 66 (5): 1695–1711.
... and Eurasian subcontinents in the western Himalayas and the Baluchistan arc. P n and S n travel times indicate high upper-mantle velocities (8.50 ±0.35 km/sec for P n at distances up to 1,500 km) combined with a thick crust near the continental plate boundary. Beneath the Himalayas the crust may be 97 ±15 km...
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The Neogene <b>Baluchistan</b> volcanic <b>arc</b>. a. Regional distribution of volcanic ...
Published: 01 December 2008
F ig . 4. The Neogene Baluchistan volcanic arc. a. Regional distribution of volcanic vents and spacing of the three principal edifices at Bazman, Taftan, and Koh-i-Sultan along a linear array ~450 km long and <100 km wide. Simplified after Jacob and Quittmeyer (1979) . b. Detailed geology
... approximately as far as the shelf edge, where it is observed at a depth of around 15 km (9.3 mi). Evidence from earthquake seismic indicates that crustal subduction takes place further inland below the Hamon-Rud basin in northern Baluchistan, a fore-arc basin in front of the Tertiary volcanic arc.In contrast...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 December 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (8): 1583–1612.
...F ig . 4. The Neogene Baluchistan volcanic arc. a. Regional distribution of volcanic vents and spacing of the three principal edifices at Bazman, Taftan, and Koh-i-Sultan along a linear array ~450 km long and <100 km wide. Simplified after Jacob and Quittmeyer (1979) . b. Detailed geology...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1978
Journal of the Geological Society (1978) 135 (4): 377–387.
... School of Mines, Imperial College, Prince Consort Rd, London SW7 19 2 1977 © Geological Society of London 1978 1978 Geological Society of London References Abdel-Gawad M. Wrench movements in the Baluchistan arc and relation to Himalayan-Indian Ocean tectonics Bull geol Soc...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1976
AAPG Bulletin (1976) 60 (5): 794–808.
... 1976 American Association of Petroleum Geologists. All rights reserved 1976 American Association of Petroleum Geologists The geotectonic evolution of the Himalayas is enigmatic. The alpine orthogeosynclinal model as envisaged by Aubouin (1965) is revealed in the Baluchistan arc ( Auden, 1974...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1977
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1977) 67 (3): 725–734.
... WILLIAM H. MENKE the northwesterly trending thrust faults of the Himalayas change direction in a loop to join the southerly trending faults of the Baluchistan arc. Around the Tarbela array a rapid variation of structures takes place. METHOD -The inversion scheme developed by Aki et al. (1976a...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1983
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1983) 73 (2): 459–469.
... are of the order of 40 km. 26 7 1982 Copyright © 1983, by the Seismological Society of America References Abdel-Gawad M. (1971) . Wrench movements in Baluchistan arc and relation to the Himalayan-Indian Ocean tectonics , Bull...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1947
AAPG Bulletin (1947) 31 (8): 1372–1383.
... in the eastern Mediterranean; another Persian-Afghanistan-Baluchistan arc of similar import pushes south with the Zagros Mountains as its west limb. This moving Balkan arc compressed the folds of western Syria, Palestine, and northern Transjordan to give the ramp effect of which Baily Willis writes...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1980
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1980) 70 (3): 757–773.
..., the soft marine rocks lying in between were compressed and formed the mountains. The observed sharp deflection in the alignment has been caused by some underground obstacle, which has prevented the free movement of these folds toward the southeast (West, 1936). The north-south trend of the Baluchistan arc...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 December 2003
Geology (2003) 31 (12): 1097–1100.
... of Hydrocarbon Research , v. 8 p. 1 - 24 . Alleman , F. , 1979 , Time of emplacement of the Zhob Valley ophiolites and Bela ophiolites, Baluchistan (preliminary report) , in Farah , A. , and De Jong , K.A. , eds., Geodynamics of Pakistan : Quetta , Geological Survey of Pakistan , p...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2010
Geology (2010) 38 (9): 807–810.
... and the Katawaz basin of Pakistan is consistent with a source from the nascent western Himalaya and associated magmatic arc. Results from this important archive show that Paleogene erosion was focused mainly on the arc and northern Indian margin, and, in contrast to the east-central Himalaya, we have not detected...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2003
Seismological Research Letters (2003) 74 (2): 107–123.
...; western Baluchistan; and northwestern Pakistan. For earthquakes before 1900 we estimate a surface-wave magnitude based on felt area and perceived intensity of damage, and for recent earthquakes we establish a relation between surface-wave magnitude and seismic moment. Using this relation we assign...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1988
Journal of the Geological Society (1988) 145 (5): 831–845.
... 97 Arthurton R. S. Farah A. Ahmed W. Leggett J. K. The Late Cretaceous-Cenozoic history of western Baluchistan Pakistan—the northern margin of the Makran subduction complex Trench-Forearc Geology 1985 10 373 85 Special Publication of the Geological Society, London...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1968
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1968) 58 (1): 417–426.
... A. R. (1954) . The Seismicity of the Sunda Arc in space and time , Indonesian J. for Nat. Sci. 1 - 3 , Ritsema A. R. (1954) . The Seismicity of the Sunda Arc in space and time , Indonesian J. for Nat...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (12): 2522–2525.
...Walter S. Olson ABSTRACT The conclusion by Tanner that trenches and island arcs are caused by primary regional tension is contradicted by various lines of evidence. Earthquake data show these features located above Benioff zones where complex tectonic processes take place, including tensional...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2010
Economic Geology (2010) 105 (1): 1–2.
.... , Razique , A. , Schloderer , J. , and Asad-ur-Rehman , 2008 , The Cha-gai Porphyry copper belt, Baluchistan province, Pakistan : E conomic G eology , v. 103 , p. 1583 – 1612 . Pudack , C. , Halter , W.E. , Heinrich , C.A. , and Pettke , T. , 2009 , Evolution...