|Elevation||5,686 m (18,655 ft)|
|Range||Eastern Karakoram Range|
Gyong La is a mountain pass situated on Saltoro Ridge controlled by Indian forces, is sitting southwest of the vast Siachen Glacier, some 20 km (12 mi) directly north of map point NJ 980420 which defined the end of the 1972 Line of Control between India and Pakistan. The Gyong La area is claimed by both countries.
Gyong La, as well as nearby passes Sia La and Bilafond La, saw military action starting in 1984 during Operation Meghdoot, the first military action of the Siachen Conflict, itself being part of a larger conflict, the Kashmir Conflict. For two decades Gyong La has been controlled by Indian forces, with Pakistani forces controlling areas just a few kilometers to the west.
- "Gyong". Retrieved 2009-08-06.
- See map on page 15: Hakeem, Asad; Gurmeet Kanwal , Michael Vannoni, Gaurav Rajen (2007-09-01). "Demilitarization of the Siachen Conflict Zone". Sandia Report. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Retrieved 2009-02-20.
- Barua, Pradeep P. (30 June 2005). The State at War in South Asia (Studies in War, Society, and the Military). University of Nebraska Press. pp. 253–255. ISBN 978-0-8032-1344-9. Retrieved 2009-08-06.
- "A Slow Thaw". Time. 2005-11-07. Retrieved 2010-05-04.
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