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Paleocene-Early Eocene uplift of the Altyn Tagh Mountain:Evide...

Most existing tectonic models suggest that the deformation and uplift of the northern Tibetan Plateau is the latest crustal response to the collision of the India Plate and Eurasian Plate.The tectonic evolution of Altyn Tagh Mountain(hereafter ... Wap, 2 weeks ago

A snapshot of Mt. Muztagh Ata

Muztagh Ata (7,546m), or Muztagata, is the second highest of the mountains which form the northern edge of the Tibetan Plateau. It is sometimes regarded as being part of the Kunlun Shan, although physically it is more closely connected to the Pamir. weeks ago

The Lonely Resistance: Protesting Chinese Resource Exploitation on the Tibetan Plateau

Chinese dam construction on the Lancang (Upper Mekong) River, 2012. CREDIT: International Rivers Tibet, known as "the roof of the world," is seen as a place of peace and tranquility where humans and nature may co-exist in harmony. For Tibetans, ...
 CarnegieCouncil.org1 month ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Tibetans in exile re-elect Harvard Law grad as leader

NEW DELHI -- Lobsang Sangay has been re-elected as prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exileamid hopes that the Harvard-educated lawyer will vigorously pursue the cause of Tibetan autonomy. Sangay was first elected in 2011, after the ...
 Nikkei Asian Review3 days ago
International Business Times UK

Tibetan National Uprising Day: What is it about?

Thursday (10 March) marks the anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising against the Chinese occupation in 1959. On this date, fearful of plans to to abduct the Dalai Lama, thousands of Tibetans surrounded the Potala Palace in Lhasa to offer ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago

U.S. State Department details rights abuses, raises concern on Tibet in 2015 Annual Human Rights Report

The U.S. State Department has detailed its concern about the severe repression of Tibet's unique religious, cultural and linguistic heritage in its annual human rights report covering 2015, released today by Secretary of State John Kerry. Matteo ...
 International Campaign for Tibet2 weeks ago
DAWN Group

7.1 magnitude quake jolts northern areas, Punjab

RAWALPINDI/PESHAWAR: Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab on Sunday. Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Swat, Chitral, Azad Jammu and Kashmir are among the affected areas. No loss of life has been reported ...
 DAWN Group3 weeks ago Quake jolts northern areas, Punjab  DAWN Group3 weeks ago Six killed as 7.1 magnitude quake jolts northern areas, Punjab  DAWN Group3 weeks ago 7.1 magnitude quake jolts Pakistan  Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago

The Cistern Chapel: Resonance from the Pacific Northwest

Interior of the Dan Harpole Cistern at Fort Worden State Park Photo courtesy Centrum In the northwest corner of the United States, above the arid Great Basin and just beyond the western side of the Cascade mountain range, lies Seattle. Houses ...
 NewMusicBox3 weeks ago

Primary dolostone related to the Cretaceous lacustrine hydrothermal sedimentation in Qingxi sag, Jiuquan Basin on the northern Tibetan Plateau: Discussion

Recently,a mechanism of hydrothermal sedimentation about a mantel-derived source was proposed to interpret the formation of lacustrine dolostone in the Cretaceous Xiagou Formation based on systematic petrological,mineralogical,and geochemical ...
 Wap Cnki.net1 month ago
China Dialogue

Xinjiang ban on glacier tourism ignores the bigger problem

The Xinjiang government has banned tourists from glaciersunder the far north-western province's five year plan to try and save its fast disappearing ice caps.Home to China's largest glaciers, the far north-western Xinjiang province has seen its ...
 China Dialogue1 month ago
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