Lead: Just to the north of India and Pakistan and claimed by both is Kashmir. It has been and continues to be a source of ethnic and religious conflict resulting in three wars during the twentieth century.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: Kashmir is a beautiful region of southern Asia including sections of the Himalayan and Karakoram Mountain ranges. The Indus River, which is vital to the survival of the population, runs through the most populated areas. Kashmir is almost 86,000 square miles, roughly the size of Minnesota. It is bordered on the west by Pakistan, on the north and east by China. India lies to the south. The name Kashmir is legendary and said to be derived from an ascetic named Kashyapa who reclaimed the land from a vast lake. The land was then called Kashyapamar and was later known as Kashmir.

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