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Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake: a glacial lake in the Himalayas

Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, Sikkim, India. Author Ravinder Singh Gill. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake is a lake of glacial origin of Sikkim in India, located 3,870 meters high in the Himalayan mountains near the border with China. The road which leads to the Himalayan mountain pass of Nathu ...

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Sikkim climate: when to go to Sikkim

Kangchenjunga, Sikkim, India. Author Carsten Nebel. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of Sikkim can be divided into three types of climate in relation to altitude, there is therefore a sub-tropical climate zone, an area with a temperate altitude climate and a mountain climate zone. The rains are subject to ...

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Sikkim: small Himalayan Indian state

Lachung, Sikkim, India. Author Nichalp. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Sikkim, an ancient Himalayan monarchy, in 1975 became the 22nd state of the Indian Union. The small country is located in the eastern Himalayas, between the states of Nepal and Bhutan, a land rich in mountains, forests, glaciers, hot springs ...

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Laccadive islands climate: when to go to the Laccadive

Laccadive (Lakshadweep), India. Author Lenish Namath. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Laccadive Islands  (Lakshadweep Islands) have a tropical monsoon climate hot and humid, there are two seasons regulated by the monsoon winds, a rainy season that begins in May and ends in October, and a dry season between December and April, the ...

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Laccadive islands: coral atolls off the coast of Kerala

Kavaratti, Laccadive, India. Author Thejas. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Laccadive (Lakshadweep) Islands are a group of coral reefs and islands in the Indian Ocean, lying between 8°North and 12°13′ North and 71° East and 74° Eeast. In the archipelago there are seventeen separate reefs, but there are, however, only ...

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India climate: when to go to India

Brihadeeswarar Temple, Tamil Nadu, India. Author வணக்கம். Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

India is a vast country and has within it a number of different climates, changing from wet tropical climate of the coast of Malabar (Kerala and Karnataka) and the islands of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, to the dry-wet tropical ...

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India: a country of stark contrasts

Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Author David Castor. No Copyright

India (Bharat Juktarashtra) is a federal republic of South Asia, formed by 28 States (Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka , Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, ...

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