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Tso Kar

Tso Kar, also known as White Lake, is situated in the Rupsa Valley, about 240 km south-east of Leh, in Jammu and Kashmir. This brackish lake is about 28 km long and 8 km wide and is at an altitude of 4000 m above sea level.

Tso Kar is about 76 km from Tso Moriri, another lake situated south-east of Leh.

The area along this lake is inhabited by nomadic people, popularly known as Khampas, employed in rearing of goats, cows and yaks. A variety of birds and animals can be spotted in the surroundings.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Leh
Location: Leh

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