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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 12, Issue 3, October 2014 pp 471-477
Lineament Fabric of South Baluchistan (Iran) and its Impact on Geomorphic Landforms
U D Kulkarni1, Yousefi Hamidoddin2, Ravindra G Jaybhaye3
1Department of Environmental Science, University of Pune,Maharashtra, INDIA.
2Department of Geology and Petroleum Technology, Nowrosjee Wadia College, University of Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA.
3Department of Geography, University of Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA.
Lineament analysis of South Baluchistan region in Iran using sensors of Landsat 8 (Landsat Data Continuity Mission, LDCM)) suggests orgoenic uplift of the region brought about deformation of mesoscopic structures. The lineament fabric showed prominent lineament directions along E-W and NW-SE. The study also revealed that the Alpine Himalayan orogenic uplift has been responsible for the structural fabric of the south Baluchistan. This deformation is documented in the form of reverse and normal faults.