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Drass a.k.a. Dras is a town in the Kargil District of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is often called 'The Gateway to Ladakh'. The town shot into prominence in the summer of 1999 following Pakistani army incursions into Jammu and Kashmir. The Kargil War saw the town being shelled by the Pakistani army and the war ended with the Indian Army recapturing the areas surrounding the town and the Kargil district.

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Google previewRide to the Skies (2013)

by George Payikad

As expected, Drass is a small town that had one main road that ran right through the middle. It was a very pretty sight in the fading light.We looked for a place to stay and the first hotel we saw was run by the Jammu & Kashmir tourism board.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (2006)

by Om Gupta

Drass : Drass is a tiny town in the Kargil District of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The town, reportedly the second coldest inhabited town in the world shot into prominence in the summer of 1999 following Pakistani backed incursions into the ...

Google previewAcross Peaks & Passes in Ladakh, Zanskar & East Karakoram (1999)

by Harish Kapadia

Drass is a small halt and is one of the coldest places in the world in winter. For next 50 kilometres or so the road passes through barren Zanskar valleys with rolling hills. At few places before Kargil the road passes through deep valleys and ...

Google previewMountains of India (2002)

Tourism, Adventure and Pilgrimage by M.S. Kohli

Drass is a convenient base for a 3-day long trek to Suru valley across the sub- range separating the two valleys. This trek passes through some of the most beautiful villages and meadows awash with flowers on both sides of the 4,500 m high ...

Google previewBibliotheca Classica, Or A Dictionary of All the Principal Names and Terms Relating to the Geography, Topography, History, Literature and Mythology of Antiquity and of the Ancients, with a Chronological Table (1851)

by John Lemprière

It is supposed to flow for 400 miles in a north north-west direction, then assuming a southwest course, comes to Drass,

It is only below Drass that its course is known with certainty, the difficult and desolate nature of the country having ...

Google previewDictionary of English Etymology (1859)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood (M.A.)

drass, dross, refuse, cleans- ings of corn, metal, &c. Drosse, or fylthe whereof it be, ruscum ; drosse or drasse, of corn, acus, criballum. — Pr. Pm. The Gael, leads us to the same forms through a different route ; drahh, draff, grains of malt ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Problems (2008)

by Vincent N. Parrillo

Drass. 2004. Rethinking Homicide: Exploring the Structure and Process Underlying Deadly Situations. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Smith, M. Dwayne and Margaret Zahn. 1998.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1977)

Volume 4 - Asphalt Emulsion to Blending by John J. McKetta Jr

I00-250t of leod bullion Slog lo furthw arocessing 5ilver-zinc drass Biochemical Engineering 393.

Google previewLocomotive Dictionary (1912)

Definitions and Illustrations of American Locomotives, Their Parts and Equipment, Together with Typical Illustrations of Machine Tools and Devices Used in Their Maintenance and Repair by Roydon Vincent Wright, Porter La Forrest Swift

drass” ar w --A-os. lo” ...

Google previewNew Universal Self-pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1914)

by Charles Morris

to solder or covin ало ет witn Drass. Ьгя 7fln (brâ'zn), adj. made of mio-auu brass; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Case Study Research (2009)

by Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos, Elden Wiebe

Drass, K. A., & Davey, ...

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Drass War Memorial - Operation Vijay

Photo credit: Kamaljith

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