Map of india showing aksai chin that was illegally occupied by china during 1950s and consolidated in 1962 war. India claims aksai chin as the easternmost part of the union territory of ladakh.
List of plateaus mountain ranges in india.
Ladakh plateau in india map. Ladakh is a mountainous region in north india and in the area known as the trans himalaya. Historical ladakh includes the fairly populous main indus valley the more remote zangskar in the south and nubra valleys to the north over khardung la the almost deserted aksai chin and kargil and suru valley areas to the west. We covered all the mountain ranges in india from western and eastern ghats north east india chota nagpur plateau.
Ladakh constitutes india s highest plateau at over 3 000 m 9 800 ft. Aksai chin was historically part of ladakh and british india since mid 19th century. The centre has released the new map of india after jammu kashmir and ladakh formally came to existence as two union territories on october 31.
Map of the central ladakh region. No chinese map showed aksai chin as its territory before 1920s. China claims that aksai chin is part of the xinjiang uyghur autonomous region and tibet.
Having won the ladakh round from an ill prepared india without a fight the pla has further entrenched itself in an area which is going to be the likely site of a future bigger conflict. Explore the map of ladakh a newly formed union territory of india which lies in the northern part of the indian subcontinent. The stand off in eastern ladakh is in at least five key areas where india and china have had traditional differences on the perception of the line of actual control or lac in the region.
It extends from the himalayan to the kunlun ranges and includes the upper indus river valley. It spans the himalayan and karakoram mountain ranges and the upper indus river valley. India now has 28 states and 8 union.
It is a popular tourist destination among domestic and international. Ladakh is the highest plateau in india with much of it being over 3 000 m 9 800 ft. The line that separates indian administered areas of ladakh from aksai chin is known as the line of actual control lac and is concurrent with the chinese aksai chin claim line.
Ladakh from mapcarta the free map. The confluence of the indus green water to the left and zanskar brown water to the right rivers.