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Khardung La is a mountain pass located in the Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.The pass on the Ladakh Range lies north of Leh and is the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. The Siachen Glacier lies part way up the latter valley.Khardong La is historically important as it lies on the major caravan route from Leh to Kashgar in Central Asia.