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A pass in Ladakh in Kashmir leading over the Kuen Lun mountain into Khotan. The road to it leaves the Karakoram route at Suget, and lies for two marches up the Karakash river. Robert Schlagentweit crossed this pass from a camping ground called Sumgal, on the Karakash River. He estimated its height to be 17,879 feet. At the top there is a much-crevassed and extremely steep glacier. The road by this pass can only be used by foot-passengers. (Johnson -Trotter) ...the eastern (Kuenlun) range forms the southern boundary of Khotan, and is crossed by two passes, the Yangi or Elchi Diwan in the Aksai Chin area in the Chang Thang or Changthang area in north eastern Ladakh in Kashmir, crossed in 1865 by W. H. Johnson of the Survey of India, and the Hindutak ( meaning Hindutash) Diwan , crossed by Robert Schlagentweit in 1857. Both passes are very difficult, and the latter can only be used by foot-passengers. Hindutash in the Kuen Lun range in the highlands of Kashmir literally means Indian Stone Ladakh (Tibetan script: ལ་དྭགས་, Ladakhi IPA: , Hindi: लद्दाख़, Hindi IPA: , Urdu: لدّاخ; land of high passes) is a region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in Northern India sandwiched between the Karakoram mountain range to the north and the Himalayas to the south. ... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ... Region containing Kunlun Mountains The Kunlun mountain range (Kunlun Shan, 崑崙山) is one of the longest mountain chains in Asia, extending more than 3000 km. ... Mosque in Khotan. ... The Karakash or Black Jade River flows from its origin near Sumde on the northern slopes of the Karakorum Mountain range, the actual Aksai Chin on the Tibetan Plateau westward along the northern crest range of the Kuen Luns. ... Mosque in Khotan. ... China - India Western border showing Aksai Chin Aksai Chin (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Ä€kèsàiqÄ«n, Hindi: अकसाई चिन) is a region located at the junction of the Peoples Republic of China, Pakistan, and India. ... Changthang is a high altitude plateau in eastern Ladakh and western and northern Tibet, with vast highlands and giant lakes. ... Ladakh (Tibetan script: ལ་དྭགས་, Ladakhi IPA: , Hindi: लद्दाख़, Hindi IPA: , Urdu: لدّاخ; land of high passes) is a region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in Northern India sandwiched between the Karakoram mountain range to the north and the Himalayas to the south. ... The Survey of India is Indias central agency in charge of mapping and surveying. ... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ...



Categories Indian Subcontinent,Geography of India,Karakash River,Jammu and Kashmir Satellite image of the Indian subcontinent Map of South Asia (see note) This article deals with the geophysical region in Asia. ... The geography of India is extremely diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, plains, rainforests, hills and plateaus. ... The Karakash or Black Jade River flows from its origin near Sumde on the northern slopes of the Karakorum Mountain range, the actual Aksai Chin on the Tibetan Plateau westward along the northern crest range of the Kuen Luns. ... Jammu and Kashmir   (IPA: , Kashmiri:ज्वम त॒ कॅशीर جۄم تٕہ کٔشِیر, Urdu:جموں Ùˆ کشمیر) (often abbreviated as Kashmir), is the northern-most state of India, lying mostly in the Himalayan mountains. ...


 
 

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