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International Karakoram Project

International Karakoram Project

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Karakoram Range
    • Subjects:
    • Earth sciences -- Karakoram Range -- Congresses.,
    • Natural disasters -- Karakoram Range -- Congresses.,
    • Surveying -- Karakoram Range -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by K.J. Miller.
      ContributionsMiller, K. J., International Karakoram Project (1980), Zhongguo ke xue yuan., Pakistan. Ministry of Science & Technology., Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE319.K37 I58 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2915173M
      ISBN 100521263395, 0521263409
      LC Control Number84147008

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Buy The International Karakoram Project: Volume 2 on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Vol. 2 presents the completed work of the International Karakoram Project. Description: 2 volumes: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: v. Proceedings of the international conference held at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan --v.

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at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. book, together with the possibility of several documentary films, may give some impression ofthe vast amount of work conducted by the project which first began in late Dr Andrew Goudie had first suggested to the Royal Geographical Society the desirability of a series of geomorphological studies in the Karakoram (Fig.

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Price: Volume I, £40 Author: R. Shackleton. Inthe Karakoram Anomaly Project team will travel to the Shimshal Valley in the heart of the Karakoram mountains in Northern Pakistan. This multi-disciplinary expedition will combine science and creative media to help protect these remote and vulnerable mountain communities against catastrophic glacial flooding.

Continents in collision. [Keith Miller] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: International Karakoram Project () International Karakoram Project.

# International Karakoram Project (). Karakoram International University or Karakoram University (KIU; Urdu: بین الاقوامی جامعہ قراقرم ‎) is an international level university in Gilgit-Baltistan, was established in with a charter from the Federal Government of Pakistan, with the goal of improving access to higher education for the deserved people of llor: President Dr.

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The Karakoram Highway (Urdu: شاہراہ قراقرم ‎; known by its initials KKH, also known as N or National Highway 35 (Urdu: قومی شاہراہ 35 ‎) or the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway) is a 1,kilometre ( mi) national highway which extends from Hasan Abdal in the Punjab province of Pakistan to the Khunjerab Pass in Gilgit-Baltistan, where it crosses into China and South end: Hasan Abdal, Punjab, Pakistan.

The Karakoram is a mountain range spanning the borders of India, Pakistan and China with the northwest extremity of the range extending to Afghanistan and begins in the Wakhan Corridor (Afghanistan) in the west and encompasses the majority of Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan) and extends into Ladakh (India) and the disputed Aksai Chin region controlled by nates: 35°52′57″N 76°30′48″E.

Karakoram, also traces the author's trajectory that makes him a world-renowned alpinist. From team building and the importance of choosing the right partners to meticulous planning that eventually contributes to the outcome of the expedition, followed by effective implementation on the ground, Steve Swenson touches upon all these subjects and more/5(31).

Background of Construction of Biosafety Laboratory The Department of Biological Sciences, Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan and Fogarty International Centre (FIC) USA submitted a joint research proposal entitled “Water, Sanitation, Health Hygiene Intervention in a Northern Pakistani Village: 15 years Prospective Follow up of Diarrhoeal.

Karakoram International University Gilgit, Gilgit, Pakistan. K likes. The University was established in by a charter from the Federal Government Followers: K. The Karakoram, meaning 'Black rock' in Turkic, is one of the great ranges of Asia. The Nepalese Himalaya may have the highest number of m peaks but the Karakoram has the world’s highest concentration of high peaks and some of the largest glaciers outside the Arctic poles%().

Geology of the South Central Karakoram and Kohistan. In book: The International Karakoram Project, Edition: Volume 2, Chapter: Geology of South Central Karakoram and Kohistan, Publisher.

The Karakoram Anomaly Project. 4, likes 1 talking about this. Multidisciplinary endeavour investigating how climate change is affecting glaciers in Followers: K. The Karakoram Anomaly Project (hereafter KAP) was a multidisciplinary endeavour, which combined scientific research, community development, creative media and mountaineering in.

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Lateroglacial landforms play a major role in the geomorphological landscape assemblage of the Karakoram Mountains. Nevertheless, in the past they have received only little attention in the glacial-geomorphological literature. In this article, the lateroglacial landscape will be presented as a geomorphological landscape unit.

The Karakoram glaciers with lengths of Cited by: The Karakoram Project – Year III Posted at h in news by Colin Prior I’ve just returned from another six weeks in the Karakoram where I made two trips; the first to the Charakusa Glacier and K6 Basecamp, followed by a trek up the Baltoro Glacier to Concordia and beyond.

The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world.[1] It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an elevation of 4, m/15, ft as confirmed by both SRTM and multiple GPS readings.[2] It connects China's Xinjiang region with Pakistan's Gilgit–Baltistan and.

The Khunjerab Pass is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest point on the Karakoram Highway. The long, relatively flat pass is often snow-covered during the winter season and as a consequence is generally closed for heavy vehicles from November 30 to May 1 and for all vehicles from December 30 to April end: Hasan Abdal, Punjab.

More recently, Lord and Lady Hunt trekked up to Shimshal inunder the auspices of The International Karakoram Project, and contributed a chapter to Keith Miller's story of the expedition, Continents In Collision.

The Karakoram Highway, also known as the Friendship Highway in China, was built by the governments of Pakistan and China. It was started in and was completed and opened to the public in Communications Director // North America Sales. email: [email protected] Kyle Hansen. • The Karakoram is home to K2, the deadliest of the world’s 8,meter peaks The best mountain climbing in the world, Steve Swenson will tell you, is in the Karakoram.

Swenson has been climbing in these mountains since and has a. The following article is the most comprehensive travel guide to the Karakoram Highway available on the internet. Completed in and opened to the public inthe Karakoram Highway, formally known as the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway, is a 1,km road which links Hasan Abdal (located a few kilometers beyond Islamabad, the capital of.

I sat down with Steve to talk about his new book, Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict, which is due out in April from Mountaineers Books. You’ve made innumerable trips over nearly four decades to the Chinese- Indian- and Pakistani-administered parts of the Karakoram.

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KARAKORAM ANOMALY PROJECT, PAKISTAN Part of a science expedition in the Karakoram Range (Himalayas), in The result was the publication of a page photo book and a detailed Mt.

Rokko International Photo Festival, Kyoto, Japan “Kharnak Nomads”, Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia. The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an elevation of 4, meters (15, ft) as confirmed by both SRTM and multiple GPS readings.

It connects China's Xinjiang region with Pakistan's Gilgit–Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Department of Biological Sciences at Karakoram International University (KIU) is a broad-scope, comprehensive academic discipline that encompasses diverse areas of subject in the field of Biology with two major sub-disciplines, i.e., Animal Sciences and Plants Sciences, where wide range of expertise with dynamic professional skills in the field of animal health, genetic.

In short, the Karakoram Highway is a doomed, psychotic project that may no longer exist as a viable transportation link by the time you read this.

But if it does, and you can survive the landslides, terrorists and snow leopards, the Karakoram Highway offers a cat’s-eye view to some of the world’s most dazzling eye candy.

Benché alcune zone del paese possano essere viste solo accompagnati da una guardia armata, oggi il Pakistan è più facilmente visitabile anche se è richiesto al viaggiatore spirito di adattamento e di avventura.

La guida - che comprende comunque tutto il paese - si concentra sulla parte nord includendo anche il percorso fino a Kashgar (nello Xinjiang cinese) e approfondisce 5/5(2).

Visit Our Website To Check Latest Jobs in Karakoram International University from All Newspaper Jang, Express, Dawn and The Nation   Colin and a colleague are planning a series of expeditions to the range over the next four years; a project culminating in the publication of a new book in The Karakoram Project is co-sponsored by Lowepro UK, Rab and Lee Filters.

It’s just weeks until his first trip and we asked Colin how his gear preparations are coming along. Download the Brief THE ISSUE The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) that was off icially launched in Aprilpromised transformational gains.

Five years later, a quarter of announced projects have been completed, energy projects dominate, and industrialization efforts are lagging, according to. The Karakoram Range is the most heavily glaciated part of the world outside the polar regions. It also includes the Siachen Glacier, the second longest glacier in the world outside the polar regions.

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In: Miller KJ (ed) International Karakoram Project, vol 2. Royal Geographical Society, London, pp – Google Scholar Haeberli W, Hoelzle M, Suter S () Into the second century of worldwide glacier monitoring: prospects and by: 1.