FACT FOOD #463

Siachen is a glacier which is in the northern part of Kashmir at an altitude of 20,000 feet above sea level. Controlled by Indian troops, the glacier falls under the Karakoram range in the Himalayas mountains and has been under India’s administration since 1984. It is rated as one of the longest glacier among the non-polar regions. Image source – http://bit.ly/20sapRm