What is the name of cold desert in Ladakh?
Ladakh in India is a cold desert that lies in the Great Himalayas on the eastern side of Jammu and Kashmir. It is also known as Khapa-chan, which means snow land.
Is Ladakh cold desert?
Ladakh is a cold desert lying in the Great Himalayas, on the eastern side of Jammu and Kashmir (Fig. 9.4). The Karakoram Range in the north and the Zanskar mountains in the south enclose it.
Which is the coldest place in India?
Coldest – Dras
This scenic town lies between Kargil town and Zoji La Pass, also known as the Gateway to Ladakh. Sitting at a height of 10800 ft, the average temperature recorded here is -23 degree Celsius, making it India’s coldest place, which can be visited by tourists.