Contribution to the Structural Analysis of the Trans-Indus Ranges
The Trans-Indus Ranges surrounding the Bannu Basin are among the most conspicuous structures of the frontal Himalayan thrust and fold belt in Pakistan. The structural control on the kinematic development of the area is linked to the detachment and southward translation of the sedimentary carapace from the underlying basement. This differential movement is interpreted to have resulted in the development of the Khisor Range mountain front. A local basement block is responsible for the tectonics generating the Trans-Indus Ranges.