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The word 'Ladakh' is made up of two words - 'La' meaning mountain pass and 'Dak' meaning country. It is situated in the Great Himalayas, on the eastern side of Jammu and Kashmir. The Karakoram mountains in the north and the Zanskar mountains in the south enclose it. Indus and several other rivers flow through ladakh. These rivers form gorges and deep valleys. Some glaciers are also found, e.g. the Gangri glacier and Siachen glacier. Get more information from website.