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Indus Suture Zone, Ladakh, India

Schematic diagram showing
the paleogeographic setting and drainage relationships between: (1) the
coastline constituted by the Chitarwata Formation at Zinda Pir Dome, (2) Bugti
Hills within the âœShaigaluâ delta, (3) the Katawaz Block (as referred by
Jadoon
et al. 1994;
Haq and Davis 1997), (4) the nascent Owen Fracture Zone, (5) the Chaman Fault Zone, (6) the highlands and forebulge adjacent to the Chitarwata
Coast, and (7) the Indus Fan. Adapted from
Qayyum et al. (2001) with plate
configuration based on ODSN plate tectonic reconstruction model. Abbreviations
are: BH-Bugti Hills; CF-Chaman Fault Zone; EH-Eastern Highlands; K-Katawaz
Block; L-Lut Block; AF-Afghan Block; T- vestigal Tethys; OFZ-Owen Fracture
Zone; SD-Shaigalu Delta; ZP-Zinda Pir Dome.
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