9 Pictures Ev...

9 Pictures Evoking The Beauty Of Shyok River In Pakistan

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Wouldn’t you want to make a sweet escape to somewhere where you would just relax your mind and soul? Imagine all the peace you’ll find sitting by the peacefully flowing river. All you’ll hear – is the nature.

The beautiful Shyok River is also known as “the river of death” (in the native language) is a tributary of Indus River in Ghanche District of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. Find out more about this beautiful, mysterious river below.

1. Painted symmetrically. Perfection it is.

Painted symmetrically. Perfection it is.
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The Shyok River, a tributary of the Indus River, originates from the Rimo Glacier, one of the tongues of Siachen Glacier. It then widens at the confluence with the Nubra River.

2. Who only loved sunsets? Dusk by the river is equally stunning!

Who only loved sunsets? Dusk by the river is equally stunning!
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The Shyok River has four tributaries: The Chang Chen Mo River, Galwan River, Nubra River, and Saltoro River.

3. So dreamy right? Looks like a painting..

 So dreamy right?
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Shyok River (river of death), flows though India and Pakistan (Gilgit-Baltistan) spanning some 550 km.

4. Nature in it’s glory..

 Nature in it's glory..
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The climate along the Shyok River valley is semi-arid, with annual precipitation averaging less than 8 inches (200mm).

5. Just when you would want to stop everything and stare at the night sky..

Just when you would want to stop everything and stare at the night sky..
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The daily temperatures in summer often exceeds 86°F (30 °C), whereas, winters are extremely cold dropping down to 14 °F (-10 °C).

6. Crystal clear river peacefully flowing by..

Crystal clear river peacefully flowing by..
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River flow and sediment load are the highest from June to September, when the monsoon rains and glacial melt-water reach a maximum.

7. A beautiful, tranquil view of the river..

 A beautiful, tranquil view of the river..
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Natural vegetation is sparse, incorporating short grass and scrub, but irrigation sustains fruit trees, wheat, barley, and potatoes along the Shyok valley.

8. Feel the tingles in your body yet?

Feel the tingles in your body yet?
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The Shyok River, which flows generally northwest direction, is fed by numerous glaciers on its journey through the range.

9. The beauty is just mind-boggling

The beauty is just mind-boggling
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The Shyok River is beautiful indeed. Would like to travel here? Are you mind-blown already?

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