Northern Himalayas of India

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Published on January 27, 2014

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GREATER HIMALAYAS

 The chain of lofty peaks also known as “Inner Himalayas” or the “Greater Himalayas”.  The average height of the mountains are 6100 m above sea level.  All the longest peaks of the world are in Himadri ranges like Mt. Everest about 8848 m, Mount K2 or GodwinAusten 8611m, Mount Kanchenjunga 8586 m above sea level. Covers the Tri-Country area of India, China & Pakistan.

I. Karakoram is a large mountain range spanning the borders between Pakistan, India and China, located in the regions of Gilgit– Baltistan (Pakistan), Ladakh (India), and Xinjiang region, (China). II. The Karakoram is home to the highest concentration of peaks over 8000m in height to be found anywhere on earth, including K2, the second highest peak in the world 8,611 m. III. The range is about 500 km (311 mi) in length, and is the most heavily glaciated part of the world outside the polar regions. The Siachen Glacier at 70 kilometers in the Karakoram ranges.

Zanskar range

1. The Zanskar Range is a mountain range in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that separates Zanskar from Ladakh. 2. Geologically, the Zanskar Range is part of the Tethys Himalaya, an approximately 100-km-wide synclinorium formed by strongly folded and imbricated, weakly metamorphosed sedimentary series. 3. The average height of the Zanskar Range is about 6,000 m (19,700 ft). Its eastern part is known as Rupshu. 4. It also separates Kinnaur District from Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. The highest peaks of Himachal are in Zanskar range.

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