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Tielongtan(Chinese :铁隆滩) is a small town in Aksai Chin, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China, claimed by India since the 1962 war, and earlier was a part of Laddakh region under Jammu and Kashmir. There is a military station run by the People's Liberation Army in the town. [1] China National Highway 219, also known as the Xinjiang–Tibet highway, passes through the town, connecting it with Lhasa and Kargilik County.

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  1. "新疆死人沟——窒息的环境 惊险的美--新疆--人民网". www.haiwainet.cn.