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Plucking wild flowers, Deosai

The Deosai National Park is located in the Skardu District of Gilgit-Baltistan province, in northernmost Pakistan. Deosai means 'the land of Giants'. Deosai is a tourist attraction and lot of foreign tourists visit Deosai.

Deosai Plateau is the second highest plateau in the world after the Chang Tang in Tibet. The plateau is located at the boundary of the Karakorum and the western Himalayas at an average elevation of 4,114 metres (13,497 ft) above the sea level, making the Deosai Plains one of the highest plateaus in the world. The park protects an area of 3,000 square kilometres (1,200 sq mi). It is well known for its rich flora and fauna of the Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe ecoregion. In the Spring season it is covered by sweeps wildflowers and a wide variety of butterflies

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  • Uploaded on December 22, 2013
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    by Javeed Iqbal
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-G3
    • Taken on 2012/07/19 15:20:34
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 15.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/22.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash