See deformed rocksThe Himalayas of Pakistan contain spectacular outcrops of rocks that deformed during the mountain building. Different types of structure form under different conditions - depths and temperature - in the crust. You can recap some of this by looking at how rocks deform. By clicking here you can link to a map to visit different parts of the mountain belt.

The image in the logo is a photograph of the frontal thrust fault in the transIndus ranges just west of the Indus river. The upper part of the shot (under the writing) shows unconsolidated river gravels and pebble-beds. These are very young and overlie a thrust - seen as an angular discordance.

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