The mountains of Chang Chemo range leading to the disputed Aksai Chin plateau.

The mountains of the Chang Chemo range on the far side of the Pangong Lake. 

The Change Chemo range of mountains lead to the disputed Aksai Chin plateau. The dispute over the control of the Aksai Chin plateau is the reason for the 1962 war between India and China when India discovered that China was building a road through the Aksai Chin plateau to connect its Xinjiang region with Tibet.

To learn more about the mountain ranges and geography of Ladakh, check out the following Kettik article. 

Getting to know the Mountain ranges of Ladakh

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