Images from the Alai Valley and western Trans Alai (Za alaisky) Range fron
geologic field investigations in summer 1996. Photos by Ramon Arrowsmith
The crew: Ramon Arrowsmith, Mischa Kornilov, Alim, and manfred Strecker
with Pik Lenin in the back.
Pik Derzhinsky (6717 m) with Pik Lenin (7134 m) on
View up (south) the Minjar drainage (about
15 km west of Pik Lenin).
Spectacular fluvial terraces.
View west of person on top of fault scarp with offset gravels below. At the
range front at the Komansu River (about 10 km west of Pik Lenin).
Boys adjacent to young surface break due to relatively recent, but
probably prehistoric, earthquake (near Minjar River).