Main Passes of Himalayas
- It is the last village and outpost in Indo-Tibetan border in Chamoli district.
- It joins Uttarakhand with Tibet.
- Situated in the Greater Himalayas.
- This pass connects the valley of Kashmir with Kargil(Ladakh).
- Situated in the Pir Panjal Range in Jammu and Kashmir.
- It is the traditional pass from Jammu to Srinagar.
- It is the highest point on the Mughal road.
- It is the shortest and easiest metalled road access from Jammu to the Valley of Kashmir.
Qara Tagh Pass:
- Situated in the Karakoram Mountains.
- It is an offshoot of the Great Silk Road.
- Situated on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas.
- It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh.
- It connects Himachal Pradesh with Tibet.
- The road is an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road.
- The Satluj river enters India through this pass.
- It is the third border post for trade with China after Nathula(Sikkim) and Lipulekh(Uttarakhand).
- It is a mountain pass in Ladakh.
- It is situated on the National Highway in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
- It is the second highest motorble mountain pass in India after Khardung La.
- Situated in the Pithoragarh and Bageshwar districts of Uttarakhand at the end of the Pindari Glacier.
- It connects Pindari Valley to Milan Valley.
- It is a high mountain pass in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
- It is located on National Highway 1 between Srinagar and Leh in the western section of the Himalayan mountain range.
- It connects Srinagar with Kargil and Leh.
- It separates Kashmir Valley to its west from Dras Valley to its northeast.
- Beacon Force of Border Road Organisation(BRO) is responsible for clearing and maintenance of the road during winter season.
Shencottah-Gap which is located in Western Ghats connects the Madurai city of Tamil Nadu with Kottayam city of Kerala.
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