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Cho La, Sikkim

Cho La
Cho La is located in Sikkim
Cho La
Location in Sikkim
Elevation 4,500 m (14,764 ft)[1]
Location India (Sikkim) – China (Tibet Autonomous Region)
Range Himalaya

Cho La or Cho-la (lit. Cho Pass in Tibetan[2]) is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. It is situated around four miles to the north-west of Nathu La.[3]

The pass was the scene of a clash between Chinese and Indian troops on 1 October, 1967.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Introduction to Sikkim's Physiography". Sikkim Biodiversity Board. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Pradhan, Keshav (6 July 2006). "In the good ol' days of Nathu-la".  
  3. ^ Bajpai, G. S. (1999). China's shadow over Sikkim : the politics of intimidation. New Delhi [u.a.]: Lancer Publ. p. 193.  
  4. ^ "Sikkim, Red China Clash Renewed".  
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