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46. 

Researchers from which institute has traced the paleoclimatic history of the Indus River in Ladakh Himalaya?

[A]. Centre for Economic and Social Studies
[B]. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
[C]. Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
[D]. Malaviya National Institute of Technology

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Researchers from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology institute has traced the paleoclimatic history of the Indus River in Ladakh Himalaya. It was traced with the help of geometric data from overlapping gravels of channel fills. The researchers studied the discharge during periods in which the river experienced an increase in land elevation, due to the deposition of sediment and its incision.

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