ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Land Subsidence and the Sinking City Dynamics in Joshimath

Highlighting the nexus between the tourism–carrying capacity and infrastructure development in the region, the instances of sinking and cracking of houses in Joshimath are shown to be a result of the heavy pressure on the land to develop infrastructure for the tourism industry, which has exceeded the region’s TCC.

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