|Peak||Kamet (Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, India)|
|Elevation||7,756 m (25,446 ft)|
|Prominence||2,825 m (9,268 ft)|
|Area||7,000 km2 (2,700 sq mi)|
|Location||Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India|
The Zaskar Range or Zanskar Range is a mountain range in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that separates Zanskar from Ladakh. Geologically, the Zanskar Range is part of the Tethys Himalaya, an approximately 100-km-wide synclinorium formed by strongly folded and imbricated, weakly metamorphosed sedimentary series. The average height of the Zanskar Range is about 6,000 m (19,700 ft). Its eastern part is known as Rupshu. It belongs to the trans-Himalayas.
Zanskar covers an area of some 7,000 square kilometres (2,700 sq mi), at an elevation of 3,500-7,000 metres (11,500–23,000 feet).
The range extends southeastward for some 400 miles (640 km) from the Karcha (Suru) River to the upper Karnali River. Kamet Peak (25,446 feet [7,756 metres]) is the highest point, and the most important passes are Shipki, Lipu Lekh (Lipulieke), and Mana.
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