Taglang La

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Taglang La
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Taglang La on the Leh-Manali Highway
Elevation 5,328 m (17,480 ft)
Traversed by Leh-Manali Highway
Location India
Range Himalaya
Coordinates 33°30′28″N 77°46′12″E / 33.50778°N 77.77000°E / 33.50778; 77.77000Coordinates: 33°30′28″N 77°46′12″E / 33.50778°N 77.77000°E / 33.50778; 77.77000
Taglang La is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Taglang La

Taglang La, elevation 5,328 metres (17,480 ft), is a high mountain pass in Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The elevation in metres, which is taken from a local sign, is in agreement with SRTM data. That the pass is 17582 feet (5359 meters) above sea level, and claims that it is the world’s second highest motorable pass. However, this data is disputed and many parties feel that the SRTM data is incorrect.


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