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Tro La Ri  range (Cho La Ri),Tibet བོད། | by reurinkjan
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Tro La Ri range (Cho La Ri),Tibet བོད།

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The ascent to the watershed Tro La (Cho La) pass, with an altitude of 4864 m, northeast of Derge (the Derge county capital), is precipitous and switchback, gradually rising above the tree line into a world of jagged snow mountains. There are magnificent views of the Dri chu འབྲི་ཆུ་ (Yangtze) gorge to the southwest. On the far side of Tro La, the landscape is totally different, the enclosed forested valleys giving way to rugged open grassland. The crossroads town of Manigango is located in the grassland, 110 km from Derge, and 41 km from Tro La (Cho La)pass.

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Taken on September 1, 2010