Some more earthquakes from medieval Kashmir

@article{Ahmad2014SomeME,
  title={Some more earthquakes from medieval Kashmir},
  author={Bashir Ahmad and Muzamil Shafi},
  journal={Journal of Seismology},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={681-686}
}
Kashmir has the peculiarity of having written history of almost 5,000 years. However, the description of earthquakes in the archival contents is patchy prior to 1500 a.d. Moreover, recent search shows that there exist certain time gaps in the catalogs presently in use especially at medieval level (1128–1586 a.d.). The presence of different ruling elites in association with socioeconomic and political conditions has in many ways confused the historical context of the medieval sources. However… 
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