Deosai Mountains

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Deosai National Park
Deosai Plateau 2.jpg
Region : Gilgit Baltistan
Area: 3000 square kilometres
District: Astore, Skardu
Founded: 1993

A range of mountains called Deosai stands between the Vale of Kashmir, Gilgit Agency and Baltistan District. There is a vast plain covering an area of 580 sq miles, bearing the same name Deosai. The whole area is uninhabited, surrounded by rocky mountains, with an elevation of 16,000 to 17,000 feet. The road leading to Skardu from Gurez passes through the Deosai Plains. Tragbal Pass and Burzil Pass, situated in this area, connect the Valley of Kashmir with Baltistan and Gilgit.