Main Passes of Himalayas
- Situated to the north of K2 in the Karakoram.
- Joins Ladakh with the Xinjiang(Sinkiang) Province of China.
- Situated in the Pir-Panjal Range
- Joins Jammu with Srinagar.
- The Jawahar Tunnel was inaugurated in December 1956.
- Situated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
- Joins Manali and Leh.
- Situated to the east of Bhutan in the Greater Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh.
- Joins Arunachal Pradesh with Lhasa (The Capital of Tibet).
- Situated close to the Line of Control demarcating India and Pakistan.
- It connects the Kashmir Valley with the Deosai Plains of Ladakh.
- It is a high mountain pass in the Greater Himalayas.
- It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.
- The Changla Pass is the main gateway for the Changthang Plateau situated in the Himalayas.
- Situated in Greater Himalayas between the Kullu and Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh.
- Connects Spiti Valley and Parvati Valley.
- Situated in the state pf Arunachal Pradesh.
- It connects Arunachal Pradesh with Mandalay(Myanmar).
- Situated in the eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh.
- It is a traditional pass between India and Myanmar which provides an easy and shortest access to Mandalaya.
- Located on the southern edge of Leh District.
- This pass is a gateway to Tibet (China) from Leh.
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