World’s Highest And Most Extreme [email protected] Satellite imagery of the Siachen Glacier
|Location||Karakoram Range Controlled by India, disputed by Pakistan|
|Coordinates||35.4°N 77.1°ECoordinates: 35.4°N 77.1°E|
|Length||76 km (47 mi) using the longest route as is done when determining river lengths or 70 km (43 mi) if measuring from|
Life of a soldier at Siachen Glacier word’s HIGHEST BATTLEFIELD
The Jawan of our Indian army have been fighting more than extreme conditions to safeguard our borders from rival intrusion, and one such highly successful attempt can dangerous war zone in the whole world.
Most of us are unaware of the high amount of pain and effort that goes to man this part of the LOC (Line Of Control), so take some time off and have a look at the extremities that are fought by our soldiers to protect our nation.
The Siachen Glacier is glacier located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayas, just northeast of the point NJ9842 where the Line of Control between Indian and Pakistan ends. At 76 km (47 mi) long, it is the longest glacier in the Karakoram and second-longest in the world’s non-polar areas. It falls from an altitude of 5753 m (18,875ft) above sea level at its head at Indira Col on the China border down 3,620 m (11,875ft) at its terminus. The entire Siachen Glacier, with all major passes, is currently under the administration of India since 1984. Pakistan controls the region west of posts located 3,000ft below more than 100 Indian posts on Saltoro Ridge.
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Why Is Siachen Important?
The Siachen icy mass outlines focal Asia from the Indian subcontinent, and isolates Pakistan from China in the district.
The Saltoro Ridge of the Siachen icy mass fills in as a gap that anticipates direct connecting of PoK with China, halting them to create land military linkages in the territory. Siachen additionally fills in as a watchtower for India to keep a profound watch on Gilgit and Baltistan locales of Pakistan.
On the off chance that Pakistan gets the area advantage in Siachen, it would turn into a major risk to India from the west in Ladakh notwithstanding Chinese dangers from Aksai Chin of the east.
Because of its command over Saltoro Ride, India is better set to make a deal while settling reciprocal regional questions with Pakistan later on.
Siachen additionally causes India to keep a nearby watch on China ‘s exercises as Beijing has immensely improved its framework in this area. China has built up all climate rail and street interfaces in the Shaksgam locale, which was surrendered to China by Pakistan in 1960s.
Surrendering Indian-controlled Karakoram Pass triangle area to Pakistan would have additionally reinforced the Sino-Pakistan impressions on these key statures.
Why Siachen Is Such A Difficult Area To Defend?
Other than the twin military dangers from Pakistan and China, the atmosphere condition is the greatest test for the military. Temperature in Siachen icy mass in winters drops to underneath – 60 degrees.
There are likewise consistent dangers of torrential slides, precipices on the ice sheet, fast breezes. Troopers positioned in the region are influenced by a scope of lethal elevation related illnesses like ice chomps, hypoxia, hypothermia and white outs.
How And Why India Occupied Siachen Through ‘Activity Megahdoot’?
Pakistan was first to see the capability of this deliberately significant empty region. Anyway it didn’t convey troops till 1970 however used to send mountaineering undertakings to the ice sheets. In mid 1981, Indian Army Col Narinder Bull Kumar sounded the alert over Pakistan’s campaigns in the locale. After that the military gave him the authorization to outline whole area. Detecting Indian Army’s enthusiasm for the locale, Pakistan Army arranged a strategic possess the region however was hit by an insight disappointment. Pakistan had requested mountaineering gears from a London organization who was additionally a provider for India. India got the data about Pakistan’s acquisitions. In April 1984, India direly dispatched soldiers to Siachen under mystery Operation Meghadoot. Indian troops arrived at the ice sheet seven days sooner than Pakistan. When Pakistan officers arrived at the area, India had just dealt with the ice sheet and the neighboring Saltoro edge, utilizing Col Kumar’s maps. One of the key Indian establishments in Siachen is named Kumar Base after him.
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