Line of Actual Control
The Line of Actual Control (LAC) is a demarcation line that separates Indian-held lands from Chinese-controlled territory. It is the effective border between India and the People's Republic of China (...
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Karakoram Pass
The Karakoram Pass (Hindi: क़राक़रम दर्रा; simplified Chinese: 喀喇昆仑山口; traditional Chinese: 喀喇崑崙山口; pinyin: Kālǎkūnlún Shānkǒu) is a 5,540 m or 18,176 ft mountain pass betwee...
Teram Kangri
The Teram Kangri group is a mountain massif in the remote Siachen Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram range. The high point of the group, and of the Siachen Muztagh, is Teram Kangri I. The peak lies ...
Indo-Tibetan Border Police
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) (Hindi:भारत-तिब्बत सीमा पुलिस बल) is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India, raised on 24 October 1962, under the CRPF Act, in the wake of the Sino-...
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Gurudongmar Lake
Gurudongmar Lake or Gurudogmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,100 ft (5,210 m). It lies in the district of North Sikkim in the state of Sikkim i...
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Jelep La
Jelep La (also spelled Jelepla) (el. 4,267 m or 13,999 ft) is a high mountain pass between India and Tibet in East Sikkim District of Sikkim. The famous Menmecho Lake lies below the Jelep La...
Mana Pass
Mana Pass (el. 5,545 m (18,192 ft)), alternatively Māna La, Chirbitya, Chirbitya-la, or Dungri La, is a mountain pass in the Himalayas on the border between India and Tibet. It appears to ...
Simla Accord (1914)
The Simla Accord, or the Convention Between Great Britain, China, and Tibet, [in] Simla, was an unequal treaty concerning the status of Tibet negotiated by representatives of the Republic of China, Ti...
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Shipki La
Shipki La is a mountain pass and border post on the India-Tibet border. The river Sutlej enters India (from Tibet) through this pass. It is an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road.It is located in Kinnau...
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McMahon Line
The McMahon Line is a line agreed to by Britain and Tibet as part of the Simla Accord, a treaty signed in 1914. It is the effective boundary between China and India, although its legal status is dispu...
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Lipulekh Pass
Lipulekh (also known as Tri-Corner) (elevation 5,334 m or 17,500 ft) is a disputed Himalayan pass between Nepal, India and China connecting the North Western Cornered Byash Valley of Nepal a...
Dongkha La
Dongkha la or Donkia Pass (el. 18,000 ft or 5,500 m) is a high mountain pass in the Himalaya connecting Sikkim in India with Tibet in China.The pass offers a view of the Tibetan Plateau. The...
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Sino-Indian border dispute
Sovereignty over two large and various smaller separated pieces of territory have been contested between China and India. The westernmost, Aksai Chin, is claimed by India as part of the state of Jammu...
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Jongsong Peak
Jongsong Peak is a mountain in the Janak section of the Himalayas. At 7,462 metres (24,482 ft) it is the 57th highest peak in the world, although it is dominated by 3rd highest, Kangchenjunga, 20...
Diphu Pass
Diphu Pass is a mountain pass at the tri-point of the borders of India, China, and Burma. Diphu Pass is also a strategic approach to eastern Assam.
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Pangong Tso
Location of Pangong TsoPangong Tso (Tibetan: སྤང་གོང་མཚོ, Wylie: spang gong mtsho; Hindi: पांगोंग त्सो; Chinese: 班公错; pinyin: Bāngōng Cuò), Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake",...
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Kongka Pass
The Kongka Pass or Kongka La, elevation 5,171 m (16,965 ft), is a high mountain pass of the Chang-Chemno Range on the Line of Actual Control. China considers the Kongka Pass as its boundary ...
Paohanli Peak
Paohanli Peak or Paunhuri (simplified Chinese: 泡罕里峰; traditional Chinese: 泡罕里峰 ; Standard Tibetan: ???,is a 7,128-metre (23,386 ft) high peak at the border of Zarkang, Yadong County, Ti...
Macartney-MacDonald Line
The Macartney–MacDonald Line is a proposed boundary in the disputed area of Aksai Chin.W. H. Johnson, a civil servant with the Survey of India proposed the "Johnson Line" in 1865, which put Aksai Chin...
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Mount Gya
Mount Gya (simplified Chinese: 6795高地; traditional Chinese: 6795高地 ; Standard Tibetan: ???32°32′14.4″N 78°23′37.3″E / 32.537333°N 78.393694°E / 32.537333; 78.393694),...
Nathu La
Nathu La (Devanagari नाथू ला; Tibetan: རྣ་ཐོས་ལ་, IAST: Nāthū Lā, Chinese: 乃堆拉山口; pinyin: Nǎiduīlā Shānkǒu) is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with Chi...
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Origins of the Sino-Indian border dispute
Sovereignty over two large and various smaller separated pieces of territory have been contested between China and India. The westernmost, Aksai Chin, is claimed by India as part of the state of Jammu...
Origins of the Sino-Indian border dispute - Wikipedia