Bilafond La

Bilafond La (meaning "Pass of the Butterflies" in Balti language, also known as the Saltoro Pass, is a mountain pass situated on Saltoro Ridge, sitting immediately west of the vast Siachen Glacier, some 40 km directly north of map point NJ 980420 which defined the end of the 1972 Line of Control between and as part of the Simla Agreement.
35.3919° or 35° 23' 30.7" north
76.9487° or 76° 56' 55.4" east
5450 metres (17,881 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2898236785
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Bengali: বাইলাফন্ড গিরিবর্ত্ম
  • Cebuano: Bilafond La
  • Dutch: Bilafond La
  • French: Bilafond La
  • German: Bilafond-La-Pass
  • German: Bilafond-Pass
  • German: Bilafond La
  • German: Saltoro-Pass
  • Hindi: बिलाफोंड ला
  • Japanese: ビラフォンド・ラ
  • Tamil: பிலாபாண்ட் லா கணவாய்
  • Urdu: بیلافونڈ لا
  • Bilaphond Pass
  • Saltoro Pass

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