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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.

  • Julie B over 1 year ago
    Wow gorgeous! Stunning! Thank you for posting this.
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    A: Geumgangsan 금강산 옥류동 무대바위

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 720 hier vandaan

    Geumgangsan 금강산 옥류동 무대바위

    B: Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 5.0 hier vandaan

    Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    C: Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 5.0 hier vandaan

    Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    D: Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 5.0 hier vandaan

    Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    Geumgangsan 금강산 호텔

    E: Geumgangsan 금강산 천선대

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 5.6 hier vandaan

    Geumgangsan 금강산 천선대

    Geumgangsan 금강산 천선대

    F: Geumgangsan 금강산 천선대

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 5.8 hier vandaan

    Geumgangsan 금강산 천선대

    G: Mt Geumgang

    door Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 6.1 hier vandaan

    Hyundai Asan began the Mt. Geumgang tour project in 1998, using ships. North Korea allowed a land rou...

    Mt Geumgang

    H: Daejin harbour

    door Hansangeok, 31.1 hier vandaan

    2010년3월6일.. 대한민국남한의 동해 최북단 항구인 대진항. 눈내리고 풍랑주의보가 발효된날이라.. 많은 배들이 정박해있었다. 진부령을 넘어 거진항을 거쳐 이곳 대진항에 도착.. ...

    Daejin harbour

    I: 대한민국남한의동해최북단대진항

    door Hansangeok, 31.2 hier vandaan

    2010년3월6일밤. 대한민국 남한의 동해 최북단항구인 대진항 부근. 대진항어판장을 지나 협소한 도로를 따라 들어가면 이곳이 나옵니다.. 직접 바다를접하고 차가갈수있는도로의 끝부분....


    J: Hwajinpo Beach(화진포해수욕장)

    door Hansangeok, 33.3 hier vandaan

    눈내리는 화진포해수욕장의 3월6일 오후 풍경. 대설주의보가내린 영동지역.. 많은 눈내리기전에 진눈개비와 싸라기눈이 흩날리며.. 파도가 높던날.  

    Hwajinpo Beach(화진포해수욕장)

    Dit panorama is genomen in Asia

    Dit is een overzicht van Asia

    Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

    Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

    China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

    Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
    Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

    Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

    I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

    The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

    China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

    Text by Steve Smith.

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