• Western Himalaya - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Himalaya Western Himalaya refers to the western half of the Himalayas, stretching from Badakhshan in northeastern Afghanistan/southern Tajikistan, Pakistan through North India (Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh.. It is also known as Punjab Himalaya.All five tributary rivers of the Indus in the Punjab region (Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej) originate from the Western Himalaya.
  • Western Himalayas | mountains, Asia | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/western-Himalayas Western Himalayas, westernmost section of the vast Himalayas mountain range. It lies mainly in the disputed Kashmir region of the northern Indian subcontinent—including portions administered by India and Pakistan—and also in the northwestern part of Himachal Pradesh state, India. In all, the
  • Western Himalayas - Imagine Travel

    www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-asia/holiday-destination/western-himalayas Discover a completely different pace of life in the Western Himalayas. Explore the holy city of Amritsar and its spectacular Golden Temple, before loosing yourself in the charming hill stations that dot the landscape of verdant valleys and snow-capped peaks. Sikhism, Hinduism and Buddhism all have a strong presence in the region, forging numerous festivals, monasteries and ceremonies to uncover.
  • Western Himalayas' ‘forests’ without trees - Times of India

    timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/.../78314955.cms The village of Mebar, high up at 10,000 feet in the western Himalayas, barely stretches half a square kilometre. Home to about 500, the village in Himachal Pradesh is hemmed in by three hydel ...
  • Western Himalayas: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Western ...

    www.ndtv.com/topic/western-himalayas Established in 1860 in the heights of the Western Himalayas to cater to demand from British soldiers during the colonial era, the brewery is the largest legal seller of booze in the country.
  • Western Himalayas | Sahapedia

    www.sahapedia.org/tag/western-himalayas Ladakh is situated in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in the Western Himalayas, and is bounded by the Karakoram mountain range in the northwest and by the Great Himalayas in the south. Despite these forbidding natural barriers, Ladakh has several passes and land routes that have historically…
  • Comparison of Eastern Himalayas and Western Himalayas ...

    www.gktoday.in/gk/comparison-of-eastern-himalayas-and-western-himalayas Western Himalayas are above 36°N Lat. (Mt. Godwin-Austin), and eastern Himalayas are below 28°N Lat. (Kanchenjunga). Thus the 8° difference in the latitude between the two ends of the Himalayas has affected the altitude of the regional snowline so that it is lower in western Himalayas and higher in the east. .
  • Himalayan Ecoregions | Global Forest Atlas

    globalforestatlas.yale.edu/tropical-zone/.../himalayan-ecoregions The Western Himalayan broadleaf forests and Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests make up the temperate forests of the western Himalayas. These forests span from 600 to 3,800 meters, mainly on the western slopes.
  • The Weather and Climate of the Himalayas

    www.himalayanwonders.com/blog/weather-climate-himalayas.html For this reason, the western Himalayas in contrast to the eastern Himalayas are much drier and the monsoon starts later in the year. When to Visit the Himalayas Let’s jump first to how the weather impacts where you can visit in the Himalayas and when is the best time to visit. Region: Season to Visit: Kashmir:
  • Eastern Himalaya - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Himalaya This belt of Himalayas is wetter as it receive more rain than the drier Western Himalayas. In the valleys of Rangeet, Teesta, and Chumbi most precipitation during winter takes the form of snowfall. Snow accumulation in the valleys greatly reduces the area's wintertime temperature. The northeast monsoon is the predominant feature of the Eastern ...