Zanskar Gorge

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The confluence of the Zanskar river (from top) and the Indus (bottom flowing from left to right).
Zanskar is tributary to Indus river

The Zanskar Gorge is found in the Zanskar region of Indian-administered Kashmir. Its walls are near vertical cliffs up to 600 m high and the Zanskar River (a tributary of the Indus) is only 5 m wide in places. It provides an access route to the Zanskar Valley, but only in winter when the river is frozen.

One of the rivers joining the Zanskar is the Doda River which flows through the Padum Valley from its source at the Pensi La.

Coordinates: 34°00′09″N 77°12′38″E / 34.002508°N 77.210456°E / 34.002508; 77.210456