Contents to volume I; Preface; Preface to volume II; Acknowledgements; Part I. Inauguration: 1. Opening remarks by the President of the Royal Geographical Society; 2. The International Karakoram Project: an appraisal; 3. Karakoram history: early exploration; 4. Mountaineering in the Karakoram in the late 1970s; 5. A note on Rakaposhi 7788m; 6. A science of mountains; Part II. Geology: 7. The geographical and geological domains of the Karakoram; 8. Geology of the south-central Karakoram and Kohistan; Part III. Glaciology: 9. Ice depth echo-sounding techniques employed on the Hispar and Ghulkin glaciers; 10. Impulse radar ice-depth sounding on the Hispar glacier; 11. Impulse radar ice-depth sounding of the Ghulkin glacier; Part IV. Survey: 12. The survey work of the International Karakoram Project, 1980; 13. The calculation of crustal displacement and strain from classical survey measurements; Part V. Earthquakes: 14. A microearthquake survey in the Karakoram; 15. Source studies of the Hamran, Drael and Patan earthquakes in Kohistan, Pakistan; 16. Stress field and plate motion in the Karakoram and surrounding regions; Part VI. Housing and Natural Hazards: 17. A critical review of the work method and findings of the Housing and Natural Hazards Group; 18. The construction and vulnerability to earthquakes of some building types in the northern areas of Pakistan; 19. Yasin valley: the analysis of geomorphology and building types; 20. The socio-economic cost of planning for hazards: an analysis of Barkulti village, Yasin, northern Pakistan; 21. Barkulti in the Yasin valley: a study of traditional settlement form as a response to environmental hazard; 22. Analysis of recovery and reconstruction following the 1974 Patan earthquake; 23. The vulnerability to fire risk of some building types and traditional settlements with reference to the fire which destroyed Gayal-Kot in July 1981; 24. Medical aspects of the IKP D. Giles; Part VII. Geomorphology: 25. The geomorphology of the Hunza valley, Karakoram mountains, Pakistan; 26. Recent fluctuations in some glaciers of the western Karakoram mountains, Hunza, Pakistan; 27. Quaternary glacial hisotry of the Hunza valley, Karakoram mountains, Pakistan; 28. Glacial and paraglacial sediments of the Hunza valley, north west Karakoram, Pakistan: a preliminary analysis; 29. Particle size distribution on the debris slopes of the Hunza valley; 30. Sediment load of the Hunza river; 31. A preliminary study of ancient trees in the Hunza valley and their dendroclimatic potential; 32. Salt efflorescences and salt weathering in the Hunza valley, Karakoram mountains, Pakistan; 33. Rock temperature observations and chemical weathering in the Hunza region, Karakoram: preliminary data; Part VIII. Karakoram research cell: 34. The Karakoram research cell.