Hindu Kush Mountains

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Related to Hindu Kush Mountains: Khyber Pass
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Noun1.Hindu Kush Mountains - a mountain range extending to the west of the HimalayasHindu Kush Mountains - a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Khyber Pass - a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India
Tirich Mir - a mountain in the Hindu Kush in Pakistan (25,230 feet high)
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The epicentre of the quake is stated to be deep inside the earth crust, 191 kilometre North in Hindu Kush Mountains region.
Keep the frame of the picture narrow and it could be from anywhere over the past two centuries or more, the location itself anywhere from the mountain fastness of the Hindu Kush mountains to the Himalayan range.
According to details, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the border region of Afghanistan's Hindu Kush Mountains.
In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan and dropped the market into the palms of millions of previously marginalised people.
Kabul/Islamabad, Rabi'I 16, 1437, Dec 27, 2015, SPA -- A strong earthquake in the Hindu Kush mountains has killed a soldier and a pregnant woman, Pakistani media reported Sunday.
A US$250 million grant has been officially inked by the World Bank to improve roads crossing Afghanistan's Hindu Kush mountains, crucial trade links that are often closed in winter by snow.
The quake jolted Pakistan and Afghanistan and other regional countries with its center in the Hindu Kush Mountains Range.
5-magnitude earthquake was in the Hindu Kush mountains, in the sparsely populated province of Badakhshan, which borders Pakistan, Tajikistan and China.
A new country named ' Islamic Islamabad' was constituted after Partition with its capital at ' Khyber Ghat' in the Hindu Kush mountains.
Hindu Kush Mountains, located 164 kilometers southwest of the province, has been a major epicentre of quakes.
Their travels will eventually take them to Alpha Camp and the Hindu Kush mountains on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Sunset, Parwan Province in the Hindu Kush mountains, 2009