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Great Himalaya of Tehri riyasat

Great Himalayan Shrines of Tehri Garhwal Kingdom

Geography of Tehri Riyasat (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) – 6
History of King Sudarshan Shah Period – 6
History of Tehri Riyasat (Tehri Garhwal and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815-1948 -6
History of Uttarakhand, (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -1231
By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)
Great Himalayan Shrines are spread all over Tehri Riyasat (Tehri – Uttarkashi Garhwal)
Most of Himalayan areas of Their Riyasat are covered by snow all the time. The most adventurous, enigmatic, mysterious and beautiful shrines of Garhwal Himalaya are in Tehri Riyasat (Tehri and Uttarkashi) .
Changsil mountain range – Changsil mountain range is between Tons and Pabar Rivers. Sub shrines of Changsil are Saukantha and Manjhibaun . Changsil Hills are borders of Uttarakhand and Himachal. One shrine of Changsil is Yamuna shrine Yamunoti is in Changsil hills. The south shrine is called Swargarohani shrine. There are snow glaciers in Bandarpunchh hill range
Ganmukh – Gaumukh shrine I higher than Bandarpunchh hill shrine .The east of Bhagirathi River origin touches to Kedarkantha. Bhagirathi and Bhilangana Rivers originate from south but lower range of Gaumukh hills .
There is rain, snow fall, summer in Mid Himalayan range . Kandalidhar, Hari ki Dun , Yamunotri Kantha, Kuthasukantha, Jarmoladhar etc hills are in Mid Himalayan range .
The heights of various hills of Great Himalaya of Their Riyasat (Tehri –Uttarkashi Garhwal) are as follows-
Compiled by – Bhishma Kukreti (from uttarkahnd ka Itihas )
Place ——— Height in Feet
Masartal ———-10746
Bhu ————-12064
Thadola ———-12362
Pagriya————12479
Akariya————-12480
Kushkalyan ——– 12523
Digdada – 12969
Tyodiya ——— 13047
Darba/Dodital – 13554
Rakhautop ——— 13623
Rishikund dand — 13937
Fachukandi —–4379
Sunaartop ——— 15125
Bamsarukhal ———– 15706
Mahiya ———- 15959
Shastartal ———– 16897
Fatingbank ——- 17600
Khatling ———- 17830
Draupadi Dand —– 18754
Rudgaira Kharak ———- 19090
Sangalibank ————– 19080
Gomukh kantha shikhar — 19500
Shrikantha —————– 20120
Bandarpunchh ————– 20731
Swargarohani ————- 20560
kunling Kantha ———- 21226
Kedarbaank ———– 22650
Satopanth 23240
Pines or Xerphytes are found up to 10000 feet height. Then above 10000 feet, smaller xerophytes are found and Bugyal fauna starts . Above 12000 , no plants are seen only black hills are seen .

References -
Shiv Prasad Dabral, Uttarakhand ka Itihas part 6 pages 32 -33
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History of Tehri Garhwal; History of Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Ghansali, Tehri Garhwal; History of Bhatwari , Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Tehri, Tehri Garhwal; History of Rajgarhi Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Narendranagar, Tehri Garhwal; History of Dunda , Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Dhantoli, Tehri Garhwal; History of Chinyalisaur Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Pratapnagar , Tehri Garhwal; History of Mori, Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Devprayag, Tehri Garhwal; History of Puraula, Uttarkashi Garhwal; History of Jakhanikhal Tehri Garhwal; History of Gangotri- Jamnotri Uttarkashi Garhwal to be continued …

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