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WHAT DOES KARAKORUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Karakorum was the capital of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century, and of the Northern Yuan in the 14–15th centuries. Its ruins lie in the northwestern corner of the Övörkhangai Province of Mongolia, near today's town of Kharkhorin, and adjacent to the Erdene Zuu monastery. They are part of the upper part of the World Heritage Site Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.
The definition of Karakorum in the dictionary is a ruined city in Mongolia: founded in 1220 by Ghenghis Khan; destroyed by Kublai Khan when his brother rebelled against him, after Kublai Khan had moved his capital to Peking.
The translations of Karakorum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Karakorum» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KARAKORUM» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARAKORUM»
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International Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania
Description: Karakorum, once the capital of Genghis Khan's Mongol Empire, lies
in ruins scattered in the vicinity of the present-day town of Harhorin. Many of the
stones used to build the original city of Karakorum were carried away to build the
Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda, 1996
This work is intended to bring to the reader's attention the rich literature that exists on the Karakorum Himalaya and adjacent territory, an area that has been the "Crossroads of Asia" throughout history.
Nigel J. R. Allan, 1998
E. J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936
If we exclude the polar regions the largest glaciers in the world are found in this
part of the Karakorum. The Siachen glacier is 45 miles long and covers a surface
of about 1,000 square miles. The Baltoro, Hispara and Biafo glaciers are only a ...
M. Th. Houtsma, 1993
Gneiss Domes in Orogeny
Nevertheless, diapiric ascent even amplified by compressive tectonics cannot
explain all the exhumation from 15 km depth to the surface of the southeast
Karakorum migmatites. The difference in amount of exhumation since the M2
Donna Whitney, Christian Teyssier, Christine S. Siddoway, 2004
Lygaeidae Schilling Nysius groenlandicus Zetterstedt 1840 iS — Karakorum,
Valley Yarkhun, 2.700-3.600 m, August 1955 (A. Ma- russi, Spedizione Italiana al
Karakorum ed all'Hindu-Kush). Species probably of circumpolar distribution and
Spedizione Italiana al Karakorum (K 2) i Hindu Kush (1954
The Karakorum Fault and Altun Tagh Fault are the two most prominent strike-slip
faults in this region. The former is right lateral ... Karakorum Fault creates a huge
escaping tectonics in the eastern side of the Pamir Plateau. The rate of eastward
Ye Hong, 1997
The World's Great Adventure Treks
STEVE RAZZETT1 At 5700m ( 18,700ft), the Lukpe La (la is a 'pass') is the
highpoint of this seldom undertaken but utterly exhilarating traverse of the
northern Karakorum. From the village of Passu on the Karakorum Highway in
Hunza to ...
Jack Jackson, 2003
High Mountain Pastoralism in Northern Pakistan
Koln (Pakistan-German Research Project Culture Area Karakorum, Scientific
Studies 3), 23-42. (1997): High Mountain Food Systems in Transition - Food
Security, Social Vulnerability and Development in Northern Pakistan. In:
Eckart Ehlers, Hermann Kreutzmann, 2000
Himalaya and Tibet: Mountain Roots to Mountain Tops
The Karakorum crustal unit is usually divided into three subunits, from south to
north. these are the Karakorum meta- morphic complex, the axial batholith. and
the northern sedimentary series. We have mainly mapped the southern fringe of
Allison Macfarlane, Rasoul B. Sorkhabi, Jay Quade, 1999
Mongolia. Ediz. Inglese
Four of these sculptures once marked the boundaries of an- cient Karakorum,
acting as protectors of the city (turtles are considered symbols of eternity). The
turtles originally had an inscribed stone stele mounted vertically on their back.
One is ...
Michael Kohn, 2008
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARAKORUM»
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The SCO: opportunities for Pakistan
... Pakistan (CPEC), developing Gwadar Port and Kashgar as a special economic zone, upgrading the Karakorum Highway (KKH) and linking ... «Daily Times, Jul 15»
Sports Roundup: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Fourth (3 yo's & up, Six Furlongs)—1 Ubetcha Ima Bumper (Birzer) 8-1; 2 Karakorum Queen (Purcell) 3-1; 3 Commander Sue (Corbett) 6-1; ... «DesMoinesRegister.com, Jul 15»
China's “One Belt - One Road” Mega-Project Will Boost Eurasian …
A look at the map discloses that China “hugs” India by building the Karakorum highway to the Pakistani port of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea. «Journal of Energy Security, Jul 15»
Gilgit Baltistan: Fabricated Trails against Human Rights Defenders
Another treason case is under adjudication in the chief court of Gilgit-Baltistan against Karakorum National Movement chief Javed Hussain and ... «UNPO, Jun 15»
In the footsteps of Marco Polo: the journey that changed William …
But I happened recently to have seen an article announcing that the Karakorum Highway linking Pakistan to China had just been opened to ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jun 15»
Is This Country the Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter's First Customer?
Most notably, Myanmar is also believed to operate 4-10 Karakorum-8 (JiaoLian-8) jet assault and trainer planes, which were also jointly ... «The Diplomat, Jun 15»
Earth quake shakes KPK
The epicenter of the quake was monitored around Karakorum region, while 110 km depth was recorded. There were no reports of damage or ... «News Tribe, Jun 15»
Love for country
Riding their bikes from Lahore to Islamabad and then to the Karakorum, the documentary portrays the hospitality of the people and facilities that ... «Daily Times, Jun 15»
Move over, United States
The all-weather friend has become a brother-in-arms now and Pakistan a frontline ally across the Karakorum Range. The US pull-out has ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jun 15»
Economic incentives for biodiversity conservation devised
The sources said the project area spreads across the Hindukush, Karakorum and Western Himalayan mountain ranges in northern Pakistan, ... «Daily Times, Jun 15»
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