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The 'Drang-Drung Glacier' (also called Durung Drung Glacier) is a mountain glacier situated near the Pensi La mountain pass at the Kargil - Zanaskar Road in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

The Drang-Drung Glacier is likely to be the largest glacier in Ladakh other than Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram Range, with a maximum length of 23 kilometres (14 mi) and at an average elevation of 15,680 ft (4,780 metres). The glacier lies in the north eastern Himalayan Range known as Zanskar Range, situated 142 kilometres (88 mi) south from Kargil and 331 kilometres (206 mi) east from Srinagar the capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Drang-Drung Glacier is the long river of ice and snow, a source of Stod River which is a tributory of Zanskar River and Zanskar River is a tributory of Indus River. The Doda Peak with an elevation of 21,490 ft (6,550 metres) rises from the glacier.

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