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Balanced structural cross-sections of the central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan

Dan M. Baker

Balanced structural cross-sections of the central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan

shortening and overthrust deformation

by Dan M. Baker

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  • Thrust faults (Geology) -- Pakistan -- Salt Range.,
  • Thrust faults (Geology) -- Pakistan -- Potwar Plateau.,
  • Folds (Geology) -- Pakistan -- Salt Range.,
  • Folds (Geology) -- Pakistan -- Potwar Plateau.,
  • Rock deformation -- Pakistan -- Salt Range.,
  • Rock deformation -- Pakistan -- Potwar Plateau.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dan M. Baker.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14313848M

    The Upper Indus Plain It is the region from Attock to Mithankot i.e. most of the areas of Punjab Province. The upper indus plain has a height from m to m. Five big rivers of Punjab drain this plain and cover it with alluvial soils but some dry hills known as “Kirana hills” appear near Sargodha, Chiniot and Sangla. The general slope of the land is from northeast to southwest. Potwar plateau / Salt Range. Western highland. Indus delta / Sindh coast. Below snowline / m Areas with wet climate Irrigated Forests Most by rivers / by indus 6/7 in Punjab / most in Punjab / UIP 1 in lower Sindh / LIP 1 on the border ofPunjab and NWFP / confluence of river Indus and Gomal. Q Pakistan geologically overlaps both with the Indian and the Eurasian tectonic plates where its Sindh and Punjab provinces lie on the north-western corner of the Indian plate while Balochistan and most of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa lie within the Eurasian plate which mainly comprises the Iranian plateau, some parts of the Middle East and Central northern areas and Azad Kashmir lie mainly.

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Balanced structural cross-sections of the central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan by Dan M. Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Balanced structural cross-sections of the central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan: shortening and overthrust deformation Public DepositedCited by: Balanced structural cross section of the western Salt Range and Potwar Plateau, Pakistan: deformation near the strike-slip terminus of an overthrust sheet Public Deposited.

You do not have access to any existing collections. You may create a new collection. Although the\ud timing of deformation in the central Potwar Plateau is poorly constrained, the Salt Range thrust sheet is estimated to have overridden\ud the basement offset from mya.

Cross-section balancing gives a\ud minimum of 19 to 23 km of shortening across this frontal ramp. Baker DM () Balanced structural cross-sections of the central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan: shortening and overthrust deformation (Doctoral dissertation Oregon State University).

Department of Geology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, p Google ScholarCited by: 3. Baker DM () Balanced structural cross-sections of the central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan: shortening and over - thrust deformation (Doctoral dissertation Oregon State Uni ver.

Structural Traps and Hydrocarbon Exploration in The Salt Range / Potwar Plateau, North Pakistan. Ishtiaq A. Jadoon1, Wolfgang Frisch2, and M. Saeed K. Jadoon3 1Schlumberger, Pakistan.

2Institute of Geosciences, University of Tübingen, Germany. 3Oil & Gas Development Company Limited, Pakistan. Hydrocarbons are discovered from compressional structural traps in the Salt Range/Potwar Plateau.

The Salt Range and Potwar Plateau are part of the active foreland fold-and-thrust belt of the Himalaya in northern Pakistan. In this region the distance from the Main Boundary Thrust (MBT) to the. The Salt Range/Potwar Plateau (SRPP) is part of the Himalayan foreland and an important petroleum province in north Pakistan.

The hydrocarbons are commonly produced from stacked Cambrian to Eocene clastic and carbonate reservoirs which have an average thickness of 1 km. These strata are overlain by at least 5 km of Miocene and younger continental molasse sedimentation in the Cited by: 8.

which includes the Salt Range and the Potwar Plateau, has been the subject of a multidisciplinary Regional Framework Assessment Project by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Geological Survey of Pakistan. The framework project was designed to produce a wide-ranging geologic data base for the.

Missa Keswal area lies in the Potwar Basin, Pakistan. It is bounded by latitudes o. 2 / o. 20 / N and longitudes o. 10 / - o. 30 / E. The Potwar sub-basin which includes the Potwar Plateau, the Salt Range and the Jhelum plain is located in northern Pakistan at. The Salt Range of northern Pakistan represents an emergent thrust front along which the Potwar Plateau has been translated southward.

Based on the analysis of subsurface data, we have constructed a balanced cross-section exhibiting a frontal fault-bend fold and a set of detachment folds below the Potwar by: The Salt Range and Potwar Plateau (denoted SR and PP, respectively, and SR–PP, collectively) are situated in the western foreland of the Himalayan orogen in northern Pakistan ().Neogene subduction of the Indian craton beneath Eurasia caused southward-verging fold-thrust deformation in the SR–PP above a basal detachment within the Neoproterozoic Salt Range Formation (Lillie et al., ).Cited by: 8.

In the central and western parts of the belt, the deformation front was abruptly transferred, about 2 Ma, from a deformed zone in the northern Potwar Plateau to the Salt Range front; the km wide Soan Syncline/Salt Range region then moved southward as a coherent slab over the.

GSP’s Role Under The National Mineral Policy 1-To expedite the publication of geological, geophysical and geochemical data and maps 2-To produce Geological maps of the entire country on ascale. Priority areas to be mapped onscale 3-To operate an open file system for the potential investors4-To undertake collaborative projects with the constitutingFile Size: 1MB.

Regional balanced crosssections across the Himalayan foreland in north and west Pakistan show a thin-skinned mechanism of deformation with a weak decollement over the basement. The crosssection across central Salt Range/Potwar Plateau in north Pakistan shows an exposed thrust with about 20 km of shortening at the mountain front.

The central part of Salt Ranges ramp and the decollement level of the Potwar plateau are affected by 4–5 mm/yr slip (Figures ), whereas the western part of the Salt Ranges ramp and the Potwar Plateau thrust are not affected by slip during the time span covered by our episodic measurements.

water of the Potwar Plateau. Other major rivers draining the study area are the Indus and Jehlum rivers on the western and the eastern sides respectively. The relief of this area is rugged (Shahzad et al., ).

Tectonically, the Potwar Plateau is part of the Himalayan fold and thrust belt, a prominent feature along the India-Eurasia collision Cited by: GEOLOGICAL AND COMBUSTION PERSPECTIVES OF PAKISTANI COAL FROM SALT RANGE AND TRANS INDUS RANGE S. Rehman1, A.

Shah1, H. Mughal1, M. Javed2, M. Akram3, Stephen Chilton3 *W. Nimmo3 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Pakistan 2Department of Chemical Engineering, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and File Size: KB.

The structural features of the Potwar Plateau region are dominated by a large southeastward-convex deformation lobe. This lobe includes abundant thin-skinned thrust faults, some strike-slip and normal faults, and many folds. The tectonic setting of the region is along the southern foreland of the Himalayan by: 9.

The Salt Range (Punjabi: سلسلہ کوہ نمک) is a hill system in the Punjab province of Pakistan, deriving its name from its extensive deposits of rock salt. The range extends along the south of the Pothohar Plateau and the North of the Jhelum Salt Range contains the great mines of Khewra, Kalabagh and Warcha which yield vast supplies of t route: M2 motorway (Pakistan).

The Meyal Field is located extensively in northern Pakistan, around 60 km south-southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan [1, 2] ().The region corresponds to the Potwar Basin, enclosed to the south by Salt Range and bounded to the north through Kala Chitta : Muhammad Riaz, Pimentel Nuno, Tehseen Zafar, Shahid Ghazi.

Salt Range, series of hills and low mountains between the valleys of the Indus and Jhelum rivers, located in the northern part of the Punjab region of Pakistan.

It derives its name from extensive deposits of rock salt that form one of the richest salt fields in the world; they are of Precambrian age and range up to more than 1, feet ( m) in thickness.

The tectonic framework of the eastern Potwar region is largely controlled by the Salt Range & Domeli thrusts forward thrust systems, and the Dil-jabba & Domeli backthrusts.

To constrain the 3D geometry of thrusts in the eastern Potwar region, we used the interpretation of data from 3-D and 2-D seismic and a series of structural cross : Muhammad Aamir, Muhammad Maas Siddiqui, Attique-ur Rahman.

Provenance Analysis and Diagenetic Control of Early Cambrian Kussak Formation, Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan. Open Journal Systems.

Journal Help. User. Username: The Geochemical Significance of Cambrian Organic Matter from Salt Range of Potwar Basin, Pakistan, Petroleum Science and Technology, vol. 32(21), pp.Author: R. Pervaiz, M. Umar, A.A. Wajid, J.K. Khan, A. Israr, S.U.

Rehman, A. Pervaiz. Balanced structural cross-section of the western Salt Range and Potwar Plateau: deformation near the strike-slip terminous of an overthrust sheet: Master's thesis, ().

Characteristics of thin-skinned style of deformation in the southern Appalachians and potential hydrocarbon traps. The Salt Range is the active frontal thrust zone of the Himalaya in Pakistan.

Seismic reflection data show that a 1 km offset of the basement acted as a buttress that caused the central Salt Range-Potwar Plateau thrust sheet to ramp to the surface, exposing Mesozoic and Paleozoic strata. Kalabagh: iron ore occurs near Kalabagh in the Surghar Range and near Sakesar in the Salt Range.

They are the largest deposits in Pakistan, but the ore is of low grade ( percent iron) and of irregular composition, broadly classified into two main types, Chichali and Kutch.

Reserves are. Some of the earliest notices and accounts of local geology are by Barnes () on th~ Salt mines in the Punjab, Fleming () on the Salt Range and its mineral deposits, Carter () on the hills and soils between Hyderabad and the mouth of the Indus, Carter () oil geology of Sind and Balochistan, Mereweather () on an earthquake in.

Salt deposits occur in two areas in western Pakistan: one near Kohat west of the Indus River, and the other in the Punjab Salt Range between the Indus and Jhelum rivers (lat.

35° N.; long. 71°–74° E.). The Salt Range is the south-facing scarp of the Potwar by: 7. The Plateaus of Pakistan The Potwar Plateau & The Salt Range: Located between River Indus & River Jhelum Height to meters from sea level.

Soan River is main river. It forms gullies and large alluvial plains, mainly used for agriculture. Rich in minerals like rock salt, gypsum, lime stone, coal, marble, clays, dolomite & soapstone and oil.

Volume: 73 () Issue: 7. (July) First Page: Last Page: Title: Structural Interpretation of Seismic Reflection Data from Eastern Salt Range and Potwar Plateau, Pakistan Author(s): Edward S.

Pennock (2), Robert J. Lillie (3), Agha Sher Hamid Zaman (4), Mohammad Yousaf (4) Abstract: Approximately 1, km of seismic reflection profiles from the eastern Salt Range and Potwar Plateau.

[32] The Northern Pakistan Salt Range and Potwar Plateau (SRPP) are part of the active fold‐and‐thrust belt at the southern margin of the western Himalayas. The geometry of the basin and decollement layers vary strongly along strike with basal angle β ranging from less than 1° (Figure 17b) in the eastern profile to 3° in the central Cited by: Abstract.

The Salt Range is the active frontal thrust zone of the Himalaya in Pakistan. Seismic reflection data show that a 1 km offset of the basement acted as a buttress that caused the central Salt Range-Potwar Plateau thrust sheet to ramp to the surface, exposing Mesozoic and Paleozoic strata.

Byline: N. Aadil, M. Qasim and A. Hussain ABSTRACT: An almost 76m thick deposit of Amb Formation of Zaluch Group at its type locality, in Warchha Gorge near Amb village in western part of Central Salt Range Pakistan, is divided into three prominent lithological units, i.e.

lower sandstone, middle calcareous sandstone with sandy limestone and upper sandstone with shale unit. Click on the book chapter title to read more. IMF and World Banks’s Structural Readjustment Program for Pakistan.

World Bank assistance for Pakistan traces back towhen the country received $25 million IDA assistance for cyclone-devastated East Pakistan. World Bank’s Resident Mission in Pakistan started in whereas Pakistan became the member of IMF in The balanced and restored structural model in this research suggests that the Salt Range thrust emanating from the basal detachment at crystalline evaporites interface evolved as blind thrust with staircase trajectory.

No such faults zones are demarcated along the previously proposed trace of the salt range thrust. The salt rangeOccupation: Field Engineer at Rutledge Global. ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF POTENTIAL AGGREGATE RESOURCES FROM EASTERN AND CENTRAL SALT RANGE, PAKISTAN BY MUHAMMAD MUNAWAR IQBAL GONDAL Road Research and Material Testing Institute, New Campus, Lahore NAVEED AHSAN Institute of Geology, University of the Punjab, Quaid-i-Azam Campus, Lahore Pakistan AND AHMAD ZIA JAVIDFile Size: 79KB.

Lower indus basin-Pakistan 1. 10/26/ 2. Lower Indus Basin 3. 10/26/ Dr. Naveed Ahsan H. Jawad Sohail Hammad Ahmad Sheikh 4. • The southern Indus basin is identified as an extension basin resulting from an inferred fossil-rift crustal feature overlain by a. Cambridge Core - Solid Earth Geophysics - Salt Tectonics - by Martin P.

JacksonCited by:. Pakistan Project. Summary. Problem: The structural style and deformation history need to be determined to be able to assess the hydrocarbon potential of the Salt Range-Potwar Plateau, Kohat Plateau and Bannu Basin.

To determine the deformation history, first, the differences in the rocks types and deformation styles need to be evaluated.This thesis focuses on the structure and kinematics of the south-eastern Zagros Mountains (Iran) and the transitional structures with the adjacent Makran accretionary prism, known as the Bandar Abbas syntaxis.

The structural framework of this complex region, as evidenced by detailed field-based mapping and balanced cross-sections through some key structures, is strongly controlled by changing.Salt Range (1) Sulaiman Potwar Plateau (2) Krasnoyarsk Russian Federation insights from apatite fission track dating and balanced cross-sections.

Author(s) Xiaojing Zhang, Victoria Pease, Andrew Carter, Sergey Kostuychenko, Arsen Suleymanov, Robert Scott.