Articles | Volume 9, issue 3
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 463–485, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-463-2021
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 463–485, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-463-2021

Research article 02 Jun 2021

Research article | 02 Jun 2021

Implications of the ongoing rock uplift in NW Himalayan interiors

Saptarshi Dey et al.

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Ongoing deformation of the Himalaya is not constrained to its southern extremity. With morphometric analysis using a high-resolution digital elevation model, satellite image analysis, luminescence chronology of fluvial terraces and field observations, we identify a zone of rapid rock uplift in the interior of the Kashmir Himalaya. Our results suggest active tectonic and structural control on the growth of topography in the Himalayan interiors over multi-millennial timescales.