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The end of the conflicts saw a Chinese military withdrawal from Sikkim. The eastern side of Kanchenjunga is in the Indian state of Sikkim. The area is disputed between China and Bhutan. The western rivers combine into the Indus Basin. In the mountainous mixed deciduous and conifer forests of the eastern Himalayas, Red panda feed in the dense understories of bamboo.

The end of the

They believe that the trees in the poplar grove came from the walking sticks of eighty-four ancient Indian Buddhist magicians or mahasiddhas. India believes that the boundaries China proposed in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh have no written basis and no documentation of acceptance by anyone apart from China. The Sino-Indian Memorandum of was hailed as a de facto Chinese acceptance of the annexation.

The eastern side of

They prevent frigid, dry winds from blowing south into the subcontinent, which keeps South Asia much warmer than corresponding temperate regions in the other continents. Further west, the border with India follows the Sarda River and provides a trade route into China, where on the Tibetan plateau lies the high peak of Gurla Mandhata. The amount of yearly rainfall increases from west to east along the southern front of the range. The Brahmaputra originates as the Yarlung Tsangpo River in western Tibet, and flows east through Tibet and west through the plains of Assam. In contemporary times the Himalayas have offered the greatest attraction and the greatest challenge to mountaineers throughout the world.

These forests provide wood for fuel and other raw materials for use by industries. India said both sides should withdraw their forces together. Chinese forces defeated the Sikh army and in turn entered Ladakh and besieged Leh. For example, a bark extract from an abies pindrow tree is used to treat coughs and bronchitis. The Himalayas have a profound effect on the climate of the Indian subcontinent and the Tibetan Plateau.