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LADAKH by Dr Tsering Lamchung

  1. 1. Presented by : Dr Tsering Lamchung LADAKH
  2. 2. LA means PASSES IN LADAKHI language & DAKS means situated. It is situated in the state J&K. Area 86,904sqKM. It consists of two districts, LEH & KARGIL. LEH is the largest district in india & its population density is lowest in india with 2/sq KM. Population of ladakh is about 270000 and population density is 3.1/sqKM.
  3. 3. It is 434km away from srinagar & 480km from manali Area 86,904 km2 Geography of Ladakh which includes a number of valleys, passes, mountain ranges, glaciers and long stretched cold desert is one of world`s largest and highest plateaus located at 3000m and 9800ft above the sea level. Located in the foot hills of great Karakoram Range and the great Himalayas this small region is known for its distinctive geographical composition which has its own description.
  4. 4.  VALLEYS it includes a number of valleys. Most important among them are the NUBRA VALLEY In the north SURU VALLEY south ZANSKAR VALLEY in the south KARGIL VALLEY west of ladakh.
  5. 5.  Khardung La At altitude of 18380 feet above the sea level. It is the worlds higest motorable road.
  6. 6. It is sometimes called "Little Tibet" as it has been strongly influenced by Tibetan culture. A majority of Ladakhis are Tibetan Buddhists and the rest are mostly Shia Muslims. Language people speak LAKAKHI LANGUAGE.
  7. 7. WOMENS IN TRADITIONAL DRESS
  8. 8.  RIVERS INDUS RIVER The word INDIA is derived from the river indus, from the indus valley civilization
  9. 9. LAKES Ladakh has been a place of attraction for travelers from different corners interested in Culture & Adventure mainly besides other attracting places, 1.PANGONG LAKE, 2.TSOMORIRI LAKE & 3.TSOKAR LAKE.
  10. 10. PANGONG LAKELENGTH= 134 km WIDTH= 5 km brakish water. 60% is in india & 40% in india. It is frozen during winter. The 160 km away from Leh. world’s highest brackish lake at 14,256 feet above sea level
  11. 11. TSOMORIRI LAKELENGTH= 19km WIDTH= 3km. IT IS SALT LAKE, altitude of 4,595 m. It is 240 Kms from Leh
  12. 12. TSOKAR LAKE
  13. 13.  With a vast snowfield in the center SIACHEN GLACIER is known as the largest glacier in the world outside the Polar Regions.,Its length is 72km The Siachen glacier lies in the extreme north-central part of LADAKH near the border of INDIA and PAKISTAN. Located on the north-facing slopes of the Karakoram Range,
  14. 14. siachenAltitude of 5,753 m above sea level
  15. 15. Animals of ladakh are 1)YAK 2)DEER 3)DOBULE HUMPED CAMEL 4)SNOW LEOPARD 5)CHANGTHANGI GOAT 6)BLACK NECKED CRANE
  16. 16. DEER Scientific Name: Ovis vignei vigneiLocal Name(s): Shap, Shalugu,Shalmar
  17. 17. CHANGTHANGI GOATPASHNINA IS PRODUCED FROM THIS GOAT. PASHMINA PRODUCTION PER GOAT IS 250-500g
  18. 18. DOBULE HUMPED CAMEL Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus)
  19. 19. SNOW LEOPARD Panthera uncia
  20. 20. BLACK NECKED CRANEGrus nigricollis ONLY 70-80 BIRDS ARE IN LADAKH
  21. 21.  YAK OF LADAKH IS FAMOUS FOR IS LOOK & UTILITY
  22. 22. WORLD’S HIGHEST 1)MOTORABLE ROAD that is KHARDUNG LA 2) WORLD’S HIGHEST AIRPORT 3)WORLDS HIGHEST SALT WATER LAKE THAT IS PANGONG LAKE 4)WORLDS SECOND COLDEST PLACE IS DRASS.
  23. 23. Presented by DrTsering Lamchung email:drtsering55@gmail.com

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