By Mike Searle

ISBN-10: 0198798512

ISBN-13: 9780198798514

ISBN-10: 0199653003

ISBN-13: 9780199653003

The crash of the Indian plate into Asia is the largest recognized collision in geological background, and it keeps this day. the result's the Himalaya and Karakoram - one of many greatest mountain levels in the world. The Karakoram has 1/2 the world's maximum mountains and a name as being the most distant and savage levels of all. during this superbly illustrated publication, Mike Searle, a geologist on the college of Oxford and probably the most skilled field
geologists of our time, offers a wealthy account of the geological forces that have been occupied with growing those mountain levels. utilizing his own debts of maximum mountain climbing and learn within the area, he items jointly the geological tactics that shaped such striking peaks.

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