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(a) Ladakh: the land of high passes

a. Ladakh

i. The land of high passes

ii. Lies across the Kashmir valley and over Zoji La pass

iii. Magical land

iv. Land of freezing wind and burning hot sunlight

v. Cold desert

b. Rgns of Ladakh

i. Inhibited by the Indo-Aryan Mons, the Darads and the nomads

ii. intrdctn of farming

iii. Tradition of herding

c. Ftrs of Ladakh

i. Arid

ii. The parallelism of its mtn range

iii. Deep gorges

iv. Extremely dry

v. Low rainfall

d. Land and irrigation

i. Artificial irrigation

ii. Muslim population

iii. Tourism wrldwde

iv. Central Indus valley – Ladakh’s heartland


• Rgns – Regions

• Wrldwde – worldwide

• Ftrs – features

• Mtn – mountain

• Intrdctn – introduction

(b) The passage talks about the location of Ladakh and its surrounding beauty. It further mentioned the regions surrounding Ladakh. It also focused on how farming has been introduced. It also mentioned the reason for aridity in Ladakh. The striking feature of the Ladakh is its mountain ranges. There are sources of artificial irrigation as well. There is a majority of Muslim population. It also mentioned about what led to the gradual changes in tourist perception. It also mentioned the Ladakh’s heartland. Thus, the overall passage focused on the beauty in and around Ladakh.

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