Lidder Valley

Coordinates: 33°46′35″N 75°12′48″E / 33.77639°N 75.21333°E / 33.77639; 75.21333
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Lidder Valley
Liddar Valley
The Lidder Valley at Pahalgam
Length25 mi (40 km)
Width3 mi (4.8 km)
StateJammu and Kashmir
Population centerPahalgam
Borders onSind Valley (North)
Kashmir Valley (West)
Coordinates33°46′35″N 75°12′48″E / 33.77639°N 75.21333°E / 33.77639; 75.21333
Mountain rangeHimalayas
RiverLidder River

The Lidder Valley is a valley in the Himalayas around the southeastern part of the Anantnag District in the Indian part of Kashmir.[1][2] The Lidder River goes down the valley. The way into the valley is 7 kilometers northeast of Anantnag and 62 kilometers southeast of Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a 40 kilometer long ravine valley being 3 kilometers in width on average.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kaul, Manmohan N., Glacial and Fluvial Geomorphology of Western Himalaya, South Asia Books, 1990, p. 23, ISBN 978-8170222446
  2. Parmanand Parashar (2004). Kashmir The Paradise Of Asia. Sarup & Sons, 2004. p. 97–. ISBN 9788176255189. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  3. M.S. Kohli (1983). The Himalayas: Play Ground of the Gods Trekking, Climbing, Adventure. Indus Publishing, 1983. p. 45–. ISBN 9788173871078. Retrieved 20 June 2012.