UFOs have always been on the forefront of the list of things that have intrigued mankind for millennia. While most of the western world almost immediately highlights anything even remotely related to UFO sightings, one place in Asia barely gets the type of attention it deserves. Known by the name Kongka La pass, this is place is said to be a permanent UFO base. Let us learn 20 interesting Kongka La Pass UFO base facts and give ourselves a few more reasons to stay amazed and awed!
Interesting Kongka La Pass UFO Base Facts: 1-10
1. Located in the lap of the Himalaya, the Kongka La Pass – a low-ridge pass is a no man’s land in Ladakh. It is actually a disputed area in India-China border.
2. The southwestern part of the pass is held by India and is known as Ladakh while the northeastern part is held by China and is named as Aksai Chin.
3. The Kongka La Pass is the area where the Indian and Chinese armies had an armed conflict in year 1962.
4. The two countries have gotten into an agreement according to which none of the two countries patrol the area but they do keep an eye on it from a distance.
5. Apart from the India-Sino war, this area is also important because it is the proposed site where UFO sightings are common.
6. More importantly, it is being said that Kangka La Pass is actually a place where UFOs land on earth. Several people on both Indian and Chinese sides say that they have seen UFOs landing in the area.
7. What’s more creepy is that people say that it is not mere a landing site. According to rumors, the site has an underground UFO base. The people who report to have seen UFO landing, also say that they have seen UFOs emerging out of the ground.
8. Even more interesting is the fact that locals on either side of the Kongka La Pass believe that the governments of both the countries are very much aware of the UFO activities and the UFO base in the area.
9. This Kongka La Pass UFO Base theory did not get much credence until 2006. In June 2006, Google Earth’s satellite imagery came up with images that baffled the world.
10. Google Earth created a detailed terrain model with 1:500 scale of the Kongka La Pass. The imagery revealed that the surrounding area had buildings that looked very much like a military facility.
Interesting Kongka La Pass UFO Base Facts: 11-20
11. The locals reported that the flying triangular objects emerged from the ground and flew almost straight up in the sky and disappeared quickly.
12. A group of Hindu pilgrims moving through the western side of the pass on their way to Mount Kailsah saw some strange lights in sky. The local guides on the Chinese side of the territory said to them that this was a very common occurrence in the area.
13. Intrigued by the lights, the pilgrims, who had the permit of moving to and fro between both countries, decided to check out the area but the Chinese authority denied entry permission. They turned to the Indian side and asked for permission but that too was denied.
14. The Indo-Tibetian Border Police Force has also reported UFO sightings. In 2012 between August 1 and October 15, the police force reported 100 sightings.
15. Prior to that, in 2004, Dr. Anil Kulkarni-led group of glaciologists and geologists from Space Applications Centre of Ahmedabad were on an expedition to Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti region. The group encountered a 4-foot tall robot-like humanoid from proximity.
16. The team filmed the humanoid that was moving along the mountain ridges and then took off vertically and disappeared in sky.
17. In September 2012, above the Pangong Lake, Indian Army noticed a 160 km-long object of the shape of a ribbon. The Pangong Lake is located between Indian and Chinese borders.
18. In order to analyze the floating object, the Indian Army used a ground-based spectrum analyzer capable of detecting frequencies emitted by different objects. While the object was visible to naked eyes, the analyzer failed to pick up any frequencies.
19. Indian Army even tried flying reconnaissance drone to gather information about the object but as the drone reached its altitude limit, it lost sight of the object.
20. An interesting fact about Aksai Chin is that it is the region where the Indian tectonic plate and the Eurasian tectonic plates meet together in a very weird way. One plate dives directly under the other, making the area one of the very few place in world where Earth‘s crust is very thick – nearly twice the usual thickness.