Question

Which of the following regions is described as 'Cold Desert'?

A

Sikkim Himalaya

B

Karakoram Ranges

C

Ladakh Range

D

Kailas Range

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Solution

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Correct option is C)

Ladakh range is described as a cold desert. The enormous mass of the Himalayas creates a rain shadow area, denying entry to the moisture-laden clouds of the Indian monsoon. Ladakh is thus, a high altitude desert. 

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