Deosai means Land of Giants. It is among the highest plateaus in the world. The Deosai National Park is above the tree line and at an average height of 4000 metres above sea level covers a vast area of almost 3,000 square kilometers. It is wolrd highest pleatue after Tibet
Between November and May - Deosai is snow-bound. In the summer months it is accessible from Skardu in the north and the Astore Valley in the west. Deosai Plains make up one of the last frontiers of natural habitat for the Himalayan brown bear that once roamed the mountains freely.
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gilbriones2002 (930) 2006-01-04 9:01
very precarious looking drive, beautiful scenery, i like the composition, thnaks for showing us the beauty of Pakistan.
mamcg (5849) 2006-01-04 10:23
Summer months it is accessible from Skardu in the north and the Astore Valley in the west is amazing..
heartkins (0) 2006-01-05 8:59
Beautiful work Gul!
I know its a very beautiful pleatue and one of the last habitat of bears in Western Himalayas
Quentin (5280) 2006-01-05 9:25
Here is a very adventuress photo! I like this wide landscape without any human constructions and the depht of field of your image. I hope that this bridge is strong! Very beautiful photo well consisted !
- Copyright: Atif Gulzar (gul791) (1280)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-08-03
- Categories: Nature, Transportation
- Exposure: f/3.0, 1/300 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Interesting Transportation II [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-01-04 8:23
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