Siachen Glacier is a part of Ladakh situated in the North of Nubra Valley which is part of the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayan mountains. Sometimes Karakoram range is also known as the third pole.
Karakoram range lies to the northwest of the valley and connects the Nubra river with the Uyghur river.
Nubra river is the tributary of the Shyok river. Whereas K12 mountain is also found near Siachen valley.
It is the second longest glacier in non-polar regions of the world and earlier it was also part of the ancient Himalayan trade path which connects China to the Middle East.
Siachen Glacier is Situated To The
The Siachen Glacier is located in the eastern Karakorum range of the Himalayas, at 35.421226 degrees north latitude, 77.109540 degrees east longitude, northeast of point NJ9842 where the line of control between India and Pakistan ends. At 76 km (47 mi) long, this glacier is the longest in the Karakorum.