Cold desert of India occurs in
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avatarAsked on November 22, 2019 by Ekram Kundgol

Cold desert of India occurs in

A .

Himalayas and stretches from Ladakh 

B .

Rann of Kutch

C .

Ladakh and Spiti

D .

Thar

Answer

Cold deserts are places which have hot summers but the winters are extremely cold. Generally, such areas occur in high, flat areas, called plateaus, or mountainous areas in temperate regions of the world. Antarctica is the largest cold desert of the earth. In India, such deserts occur in the Himalayas and stretch from Ladakh in the north to Kinnaur (in the state of Himachal Pradesh, or H.P.) in the south.
So, the correct answer is 'Himalayas and stretches from Ladakh'.

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