Tso Lhamo lake or [1 ] Chho Lhamo or [2 ] Cholamu lake or [3 ] Cholamoo lake [4 ] is [5 ] 14th highest lake in the world, located at an altitude of 5,330 m (17,490 ft). [6 ] It is situated in [7 ] North Sikkim, India, only some 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southwest of Chinese border.
Geography [ edit ]
This glacial, fresh-water lake
is located northeast of the [8 ] Kangchenjunga range in a high plateau area connected with the Tibetan Plateau. [1 ]
Gurudongmar Lake lies some 5 km (3.1 mi) to the west.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Negi, S.S. (1 April 2002). . New Delhi, Himalayan Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers India: Indus Publishing Company. p. 156. ISBN 978-81-85182-61-2 . Retrieved . 2009-11-27
^ Das, Sujoy; Roy, Anuradha (2 January 2002). . New Delhi, Sikkim : A Traveller's Guide India: Sangam Books Ltd. p. 38. ISBN 978-81-7824-008-4 . Retrieved . 2009-11-27
^ Bisht, Ramesh Chandra (1 January 2008). . New Delhi, International Encyclopaedia of Himalayas (5 Vols.) India: Mittal Publication. p. 18. ASIN B002QVXS82. ISBN 978-81-8324-265-3 . Retrieved . 2009-11-28
^ as originally reported by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker upon ascending the Donkia Pass on November 7, 1849.
^ Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1854). London, England: John Murray, Albemarle Stree. p. 125 Himalayan journals: or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, The Khasia Mountains etc. . Retrieved . 2009-11-28
^ . High Altitude Lake Treks in India
^ Ratika Pradhan; Mohan P. Pradhan; M. K. Ghose; Vivek S. Agarwal; Shakshi Agarwal (2010). "Estimation of Rainfall Runoff using Remote Sensing and GIS in and around Singtam, East Sikkim". INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOMATICS AND GEOSCIENCES (Integrated Publishing Association) 1 (3): 466–476. ISSN 0976-4380 . Retrieved . 5 May 2012
^ Choudhury, Maitreyee (2006). . New Delhi, India: Mittal Publication. p. 10. Sikkim: Geographical Perspectives ISBN 978-81-8324-158-8 . Retrieved . 2009-11-27