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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2009
GSA Bulletin (2009) 121 (3-4): 348–365.
...Yeong Bae Seong; Lewis A. Owen; Chaolu Yi; Robert C. Finkel Abstract The glacial geology of two massifs, Muztag Ata and Kongur Shan, in western Tibet was examined to help define the timing and style of glaciation in the semiarid regions of western Tibet. Remote sensing, geomorphic mapping, and 10...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (7-8): 953–973.
...Alexander C. Robinson; An Yin; Craig E. Manning; T. Mark Harrison; Shuan-Hong Zhang; Xiao-Feng Wang Abstract The late Cenozoic Kongur Shan extensional system lies along the northeastern margin of the Pamir at the western end of the Himalayan-Tibetan orogen, accommodating east-west extension...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 1994
Geology (1994) 22 (8): 707–710.
... as twin crustal ramp anticlines formed en echelon on the eastern side of the Karakoram fault by subduction of the Tarim lithosphere under the Pamir. West-dipping S/C mylonitic gneisses that have downdip stretching lineations form the western flank of Kongur Mountain. Kinematic criteria consistently...
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Glacial landforms of different ages in Muztag Ata and <span class="search-highlight">Kongur</span> <span class="search-highlight">Shan</span>. (A) View...
Published: 01 March 2009
Figure 3. Glacial landforms of different ages in Muztag Ata and Kongur Shan. (A) View looking along Olimde valley at moraines m 2A , m 6A , m 7A , and m 8A . (B) Glacial boulder (~2 m in diameter) produced by piedmont glacier during the penultimate or last glacial cycle located below the Yangbuk
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Figure 3. Geologic map of the <span class="search-highlight">Kongur</span> <span class="search-highlight">Shan</span> extensional system. For cross sec...
Published: 01 July 2007
Figure 3. Geologic map of the Kongur Shan extensional system. For cross sections
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Figure 5. (A) Geologic map of the southern <span class="search-highlight">Kongur</span> <span class="search-highlight">Shan</span> normal fault. (B) Lo...
Published: 01 July 2007
Figure 5. (A) Geologic map of the southern Kongur Shan normal fault. (B) Lower-hemisphere equal-area stereonet showing foliation planes (black lines), poles to planes (blue crosses), and lineations (red squares) from the Muztaghata massif.
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Figure 5. (A) Geologic map of the northern portion of the <span class="search-highlight">Kongur</span> <span class="search-highlight">Shan</span> exten...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 5. (A) Geologic map of the northern portion of the Kongur Shan extensional system .
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Figure 21. Late Cenozoic evolution of the <span class="search-highlight">Kongur</span> <span class="search-highlight">Shan</span> extensional system (m...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 21. Late Cenozoic evolution of the Kongur Shan extensional system (modified from Murphy et al., 2000 , and Cowgill et al., 2003 ). (A) Early Miocene initiation of Karakoram fault along the western margin of the Tibetan Plateau. The Main Pamir thrust is active, transporting the Pamir
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2007
GSA Bulletin (2007) 119 (7-8): 882–896.
...Figure 3. Geologic map of the Kongur Shan extensional system. For cross sections ...
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Figure 20. Kinematic models for the development of the northern part of the...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 20. Kinematic models for the development of the northern part of the Kongur Shan extensional system. Model 1: Extension initiates along the Kongur Shan massif but does not extend farther northwest to the Muji fault (A). Extension then propagates northward, along the Qimugang Creek and Muji
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Tectonic map outlining the Pamir plateau gneiss domes, sample localities, a...
Published: 01 December 2014
Figure 1. Tectonic map outlining the Pamir plateau gneiss domes, sample localities, and new Lu-Hf garnet ages, simplified from Stübner et al. (2013a) for the central and south Pamir and from Robinson et al. (2007) for the Muztagh Ata and Kongur Shan dome. Dome abbreviations: AL—Alichur, KS
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Figure 2. Simplified geologic map of the northeastern Pamir (after  Yin and...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 2. Simplified geologic map of the northeastern Pamir (after Yin and Bian, 1992 ; Brunel et al., 1994 ; Strecker et al., 1995 ) showing distribution of lithologic ages and major late Cenozoic faults. The active Kongur Shan extensional system is composed of four main fault segments based
Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 01 December 2014
Lithosphere (2014) 6 (6): 443–455.
...), indicating younger or lower-magnitude exhumation of the northeastern Pamir compared to the central and southern Pamir. AFT data show strong Miocene–Pliocene signals at the orogen scale, indicating rapid erosion at the regional scale. Despite localized exhumation of the Mustagh-Ata and Kongur-Shan domes...
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Figure 11. (A) Simplified tectonic map of the Pamir emphasizing Cenozoic hi...
Published: 01 July 2007
Figure 11. (A) Simplified tectonic map of the Pamir emphasizing Cenozoic high-grade rocks exposed in the cores of the Muskol and Sares domes and the footwall of the Kongur Shan normal fault, and the distribution of the Cenozoic Sares-Murgab belt of plutons in the Pamir. (B–D) Schematic cross
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Figure 4. (A and B) CORONA image and interpretation of the western portion ...
Published: 01 July 2004
Shan fault segment to the north of the Kongur Shan massif. Smaller fault scarps of the Qiaklak fault are visible in Quaternary deposits west of the main fault trace. (E and F) Landsat image and interpretation of the Tashkorgan fault. The western range front is bounded by the fault to the north
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Figure 13. Results from in situ ion microprobe dating of monazite grains fr...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 13. Results from in situ ion microprobe dating of monazite grains from different high-grade schists along the northern portion of the Kongur Shan extensional system. (A) Analyses from hanging-wall unit Pz sch1 , with a spread in both inclusion ages and matrix ages from 200 to 230 Ma
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Figure 7. Photomicrographs of amphibolite-facies schist from the footwall u...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 7. Photomicrographs of amphibolite-facies schist from the footwall unit Pz sch2 (A), and low-grade metagraywacke from footwall unit Pz gw2 (B) along the northern portion of the Kongur Shan fault segment.
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Figure 11. (A) Field photo of S-C mylonitic fabric in footwall gneisses of ...
Published: 01 July 2004
Figure 11. (A) Field photo of S-C mylonitic fabric in footwall gneisses of the Kongur Shan massif immediately below the fault surface. Photo is to the north, with shear indicators showing top-to-the-west sense of shear. Field of view is ∼15 cm across. (B) Field photo looking north-northwest from
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Landsat ETM +  (Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus) image showing the glaciers o...
Published: 01 March 2009
Figure 1. Landsat ETM + (Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus) image showing the glaciers on Muztag Ata and Kongur Shan. The moraines and terminal position of the main glacial advances for each of the detailed study areas examined in this project are highlighted in the black boxes and are shown
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Advanced spaceborne thermal emission and reflection radiometer (ASTER) imag...
Published: 01 March 2009
Figure 2. Advanced spaceborne thermal emission and reflection radiometer (ASTER) images (scene #: AST_L1A.003:2003030305 for Kongur Shan and AST_L1A.003:2003030307 for Muztag Ata) of the detailed study areas showing the moraines that were examined and dated using terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide