Ladakh Range


Ladakh Range

The Ladakh Range is a segment of the Karakoram Range, that extends southeastward for 230 miles (370 km) from the mouth of the Shyok River in the Ladakh region to the Tibetan border. With a crest line of about 20,000 feet (6,100 m), the range parallels the northeast bank of the Indus River.


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  • Ladākh Range — ▪ mountains, Asia  segment of the Karakoram Range, extending southeastward for 230 miles (370 km) from the mouth of the Shyok River in northern Pakistan across northern India to the Tibetan (China) border. With a crest line of about 20,000 feet… …   Universalium

  • Ladakh —   region   …   Wikipedia

  • Ladakh — La·dakh (lə däkʹ) A region of Jammu and Kashmir in India and Pakistan on the border of China. The site of a Tibetan kingdom during the 17th century, it was annexed by the maharajah of Jammu in 1834. * * * Region, eastern Kashmir region,… …   Universalium

  • Ladakh — /ləˈdak/ (say luh dahk) noun a region of eastern Jammu and Kashmir in the Himalayas, bordering on Xizang AR, contains the Ladakh Range …   Australian English dictionary

  • Geography of Ladakh — Ladakh is the highest altitude plateau region in India (much of it being over 3,000 m), straddling the Himalayan and Karakorum mountain ranges and the upper Indus River valley.The mountain ranges in this region were formed over a period of 45… …   Wikipedia

  • Pangong range — The Pangong range is a mountain range in the northern Indian region of Ladakh that runs parallel to the Ladakh range about 100 km northwest from Chushul, along the southern shore of the Pangong Lake. Its highest range is 6,700 m (22,000 ft), and… …   Wikipedia

  • Tourism in Ladakh — Ladakh (bo|t=ལ་དྭགས་|script=yes, Ladakhi IPA2|lad̪ɑks, Hindi: लद्दाख़, Urdu: لدّاخ; Hindi IPA2|ləd̪.d̪ɑːx) , a word which means land of high passes , is a region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir of Northern India sandwiched between the Karakoram …   Wikipedia

  • Karakoram Range — Mountain system, south central Asia. Extending 300 mi (480 km) from eastern Afghanistan to the Kashmir region, it is one of the highest mountain systems in the world; its loftiest peak is K2, at 28,251 ft (8,611 m), the world s second highest… …   Universalium

  • Wildlife of Ladakh — The flora and fauna of Ladakh was first studied by Ferdinand Stoliczka, an Austrian/Czech palaeontologist, who carried out a massive expedition in the region in the 1870s. The fauna of Ladakh have much in common with that of Central Asia… …   Wikipedia

  • Music of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh — Music of India Genres Classical (Carnatic · Hindustani) · Bhajan · Ghazal · Qawwali · Sufi · Folk  …   Wikipedia


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