The Siachen Glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya Mountains at about , just east of the Line of Control between India-Pakistan.
The Siachen Glacier lies immediately south of the great watershed that separates
The Siachen Glacier boasts the world's highest helipad, built by
The Siachen Glacier area is the smallest orange area.
"Sia" in the Balti language refers to the rose family plant widely dispersed in the region. "Chun" references any object found in abundance. Thus the name Siachen refers to a land with an abundance of roses.
Siachen glacier is a source to Nubra river which later joins Shyok river.
The glacier's melting waters are the main source of the
United Nations map of Line of Control between
The glacier's region is the highest battleground on earth, where