“5-Days Field Excursion in North Pakistan”

Pakistan is one of the most exotic geomorphic features are indeed the mountains. They are consisting of some of the most impressive example of geomorphic architecture sculptured by glacial, Fluvial and mass movement. ,Northern Pakistan is comprised of spectacular mountains caped by some of the highest peaks on earth (K2 8611m, Nanga Parbat 8126m, Gusher Brum-1 8026m). Northern Pakistan area is lying on northern part of Indian Plate & Southern part Eurassian Plate. Rocks from Pre-Cambrian to tertiary are present in Northeren Pakistan. The area is having Complex structural and tectonic history. The field area is comprising of Siesmically high sensitive zone which are marked by active land sliding zones.
This 5-Days field was arranged under the supervision of In- Charge, Mr. Adnan Khan and other faculty members of the Department Mr. Muhammad Abrar and Mr. Subhanullah. The aim of this field is to increase the understandings of students to observe different types of rocks and various tectonic boundaries in Northern portion of Indian Plate, Kohistan Island Arc and Karakorum plate.