Sulaiman fold belt, Pakistan
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The Sulaiman fold-thrust belt in northwestern Pakistan is a linear or arcuate belt in which compression has produced a combination of thrust faults and folds. The belt is located on the northwest margin of the Indian tectonic plate, and was formed as India crashed into the Asian continent. The fold belt is the most prolific hydrocarbon province of Pakistan. The image was acquired June 23, 2004, covers an area of 34.5 x 48 km, and is located at 31 degrees north latitude, 69.5 degrees east longitude.
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Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team