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Journal: Lithosphere
Published: 16 May 2019
Lithosphere (2019) 11 (4): 560-580.
...Daniel B. Imrecke; Alexander C. Robinson; Lewis A. Owen; Jie Chen; Lindsay M. Schoenbohm; Kathryn A. Hedrick; Thomas J. Lapen; Wenqiao Li; Zhaode Yuan Abstract We present field and analytical results from the Tashkurgan and Waqia valleys in the southeastern Pamir that shed new light on the tectonic...
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Photomicrographs of metamorphic rocks from the <b>Tashkurgan</b> and Waqia <b>valley</b> ...
Published: 16 May 2019
Figure 5. Photomicrographs of metamorphic rocks from the Tashkurgan and Waqia valley study areas. Locations of samples are shown in Figure 3 . Greenschist facies pelitic schist containing a garnet σ-porphyroclast with a quartz strain shadow (A) and kink-bands in quartz-rich phyllite (B) of Tr
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 17 April 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (3): 935-945.
... Letters , v. 87 , no. 3 , p. 601 – 608 , https://doi.org/10.1785/0220150205 . Li , W.Q. , 2013 , Active tectonics and strong earthquakes in Tashkurgan valley, northeast Pamir, China [doctoral dissertation] : Beijing, China , Graduate School of Institute of Geology , China Earthquake...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2016
GSA Bulletin (2016) 128 (1-2): 284-314.
... ; Raterman et al., 2007 ), lies in a deeper and narrower valley than the transtensional segments to the south and helped raise the second highest mountain in the world (K2 in the Karakorum Range; e.g., Searle et al., 1998 ). Based on satellite image interpretation and field investigation, Robinson (2009b...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2012
Seismological Research Letters (2012) 83 (2): 294-314.
... mountainside >700 m to the valley floor, releasing potential energy equivalent to an Mw 7.8 ± 0.1 earthquake. Its fall created the world’s highest dam, impounding a 17-km 3 lake that remains to this day. Seismograms recorded in Europe and Asia registered an earthquake at the approximate time of the fall...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (3): 633-672.
... Kush shows a very narrow northward steepening zone of earthquakes down to a depth of c . 300 km whereas the Pamir seismic zone is a southward-dipping zone from the Alai valley (Tadjik basin crust) down to c . 60 km depth beneath the central Pamir ( Burtman & Molnar 1993 ; Pegler & Das 1998...
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