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Pangong Tso (or Pangong Lake; Tso: Ladakhi for lake) is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in Tibet, which is today under China's rule. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water.
The lake is in the process of being identified under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international importance. This will be the first trans-boundary wetland in South Asia under the convention.

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Lens:Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Pangong Tso
Username:Dead_habits Dead_habits
Uploaded:2 Nov 2011 - 9:17 AM
Tags:Blue, High altitude, Lake, Landscape / travel, Leh
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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2011 - 9:20 AM

Beautiful and great shot,well done,
saeid

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2011 - 5:37 PM

A fantastic lake my friend and a fine mirror for the blue sky. Good to hear that a part of Asia is being protected for the future, it's simple beauty deserves recognition at least.

Dougie

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