Kirthar Mountains

Kirthar Mountains

Kirthar Mountains ( _ur. كوه کیر تھر) are a mountain range located in Balochistan and Sindh provinces of Pakistan. It extends southward for about 190 miles (300 km) from the Mula River in east-central Balochistan to Cape Muari (Monze) west of Karachi on the Arabian Sea. The Kirthar National Park is one of the largest wildlife reserve in Pakistan. The range forms the boundary between the Lower Indus Plain (east) and southern Balochistan (west). It consists of a series of parallel, rock hill ridges rising from 4,000 feet (1,200 m) in the south to nearly 8,000 feet (2,500 m) in the north. It is drained in the north by the Kolachi River and in the south by the Hub River and Lyari River, which flow to the Arabian Sea. The inhabitants of the region, chiefly Balochi, Sindhi, and Brahui tribes, subsist by flock grazing. Gabol is the major Baloch tribe living here.

See also

* Mountain ranges of Pakistan
* List of mountains in Pakistan
* List of mountain ranges of the world
* List of highest mountains of the world

External links

* [http://offroadpakistan.com/pictures/kirthar_2005/ Photos from Kirthar at offroadpakistan.com]


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