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Zoji La

  • 16 Mar 2020
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  • Zoji La is a high mountain pass located in the Kargil district of Ladakh.
  • The pass links Leh and Srinagar and provides an important link between Union Territories of Ladakh and Kashmir.
  • Zojila pass remains closed during winters due to heavy snowfall, cutting off Ladakh region from Kashmir.
  • In 2018, the Zojila tunnel project was launched. The tunnel is Asia's longest and strategic bi-directional tunnel, which will provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.
Pass Link/Features
Banihal Pass Kashmir Valley with the outer Himalaya and the plains to the south.
Bara-Lacha-La Pass Lahaul district in Himachal Pradesh with Leh district in Ladakh.
Fotu La Pass Leh with Kargil of Ladakh
Rohtang Pass Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh.
Shipki La Pass Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh with Autonomous Region of Tibet, China.
Jelep La Pass Sikkim with Autonomous Region of Tibet, China.
Nathu La Pass Sikkim with Autonomous Region of Tibet, China.
Lipu Lekh Pass Chaudans valley of India with Autonomous Region of Tibet, China. It is located close to the tri junction of Uttarakhand (India), China and Nepal.
Khardung La Ladakh with Siachen glacier. It is the highest motorable pass in the world.
Bom di La It is in Arunachal Pradesh

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