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alaknanda map view

(A) Geological map of the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi valleys showing the geologically-restricted catchments used for input modelling. (B) The Alaknanda River where it emerges from the High Himalayan Crystalline Series across the Main Central Thrust. Note the ~6 km topographic difference between the river bed at ~1000 m and Nanda Devi at 7817 m, only 30 km away.
alaknanda map view
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