Tirap Gaon, Ledo
|Elevation||333 m (1,093 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
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Tirap Gaon, Ledo also known as Tirap Colliery,is a small village in Margherita Tehsil in Tinsukia District of north-eastern state Assam, India. It is located around 3 km away from nearest town Ledo, 11 km away from sub-divisional town Margherita and 60 km away from district headquarter Tinsukia. Tirap Gaon is connected to Makum by National Highway 38 (old numbering).
The Indian census counts Tirap Gaon as two villages: No.1 and No.2.
This place is known for opencast coal mining since 1983under North Eastern Coalfields, a unit of Coal India Limited. In 2018–2019, an international team of researchers discovered fossil impressions of two previously unknown species of bamboo ( Bambusiculmus tirapensis and Bambusiculmus makumensis ) in the Tirap coalmine. These fossils date back to about 25 million years ago, falling in the late Oligocene period. This discovery strengthened the theory that bamboo came to Asia from India and not from Europe. It also challenged the previous hypothesis that Asian bamboo spread from the Yunnan region of China to India.
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Pangsau Pass or Pan Saung Pass, 3,727 feet (1,136 m) in altitude, lies on the crest of the Patkai Hills on the India–Myanmar border. The pass offers one of the easiest routes into Burma from the Assam plains. It is named after the closest Burmese village, Pangsau, that lies 2 km beyond the pass to the east. To the east of Pangsau Pass, India's undisputed easternmost point "Chaukan Pass" lies and to the east of Vijaynagar in the Changlang district.
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Jagun is a small market in Margherita Tehsil in Tinsukia District of north-eastern state Assam, India. It is located around 7 km (4.3 mi) away from the nearest coalfield Tipong, 11 km (6.8 mi) away from Lekhapani, 17 km (11 mi) from away Tirap Gaon and 20 km (12 mi) away from Ledo. Jagun is connected by National Highway 315 to Ledo. National Highway 315 which connects Ledo to Indo-Myanmar border across Pangsau Pass through Jagun. There are 2 government high school 12 middle school and more than 20 primary schools.