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Kuryong(Ninedragon, 구룡폭포) Fall in Geumgangsan
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Mount Kŭmgang is one of the best-known mountains in North Korea. It has a height of 1638 metres and is located on the east coast of the country, in Kŭmgangsan Tourist Region, formerly part of Kangwŏn Province (38.58N, 128.17E). Kŭmgangsan is part of the Taebaek mountain range which runs along the east of the Korean peninsula. The name means Diamond Mountain.


There are many old temples around Kŭmgangsan, some in poor condition. Among the best known are Changan-sa and Maha-yon. Other features include: Sea Manmulsang, Kŭmgang Gate, Samil Lagoon, Piro Peak, the Manpok ravine, Myongyong rock, the Paektap ravine, Manmulsang, Kuryong pond, the pools of Upper Pal, Sujong Peak, Ongnyu ravine, the Hanha Stream, and the Sibi waterfalls.

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Copyright: Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
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Uploaded: 13/01/2010
Updated: 28/03/2013
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  • Julie B over 1 year ago
    Wow gorgeous! Stunning! Thank you for posting this.
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