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Korea from Space
Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Seoul. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of the Seoul area. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Pohang. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Taegu. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of the area called the 'Punchbowl.' Button that takes you to a more detailed image of P'yongyang. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Wonsan. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of the Korean Peninsula. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Pusan. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of the island of Chin-do. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of the island of Chejudo. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Ch'ongjin. Button that takes you to a more detailed image of Mt. Paektusan. Image showing the outlines of representative Shuttle images of Korea.  Each outlined area links to a more detailed photograph of that given area.Cameras on Shuttles and satellites provide us with views of the earth that we can imagine only with difficulty from our ground-based perspective. Images taken from space help us to see geographic and topographic relationships of cities, farmlands, mountains, rivers, and valleys in local, regional and global settings. Information about land use, vegetation cover, mineral deposits, and near-surface geology can be obtained more easily from space-based images than from surveys taken on the ground. Here are some selected images of the Korean peninsula illustrating local and regional features.

Shuttle Photographs In addition to conducting experiments on Space Shuttle flights, astronauts usually take many photographs of the surface of the earth. There now exists an archive containing literally thousands of Shuttle photographs that may be viewed by anyone with access to the Internet (http://earthrise.sdsc.edu/earthrise/maps/). The map to the right shows the outlines of representative Shuttle images of Korea. Simply click inside one of the white frames, and a photograph of the area will appear.

Image of a AVHRR false-color which shows much of North Korea in detail.  Vegetation is red, cities are gray, and oceans are blue. This outlined area links to a more detailed photograph. Image of a AVHRR false-color which shows almost all of the Korean peninsula. Vegetation shows up in shades of pink and red, clouds in white, the seas in blues and blacks, and cities in gray-blue. This outlined area links to a more detailed photograph. Image showing white outlines of a few selected satellite images.  Each outlined area links to a more detailed photograph of that given area. Not all shuttle photographs are clear or particularly useful to the casual user. Even clear photographs like the ones here are not always easy to interpret ("Uh. Where did you say that city was?"). If you wish, you can work through a short tutorial on how to identify common features like cities, mountains, and farmlands in shuttle images.

Satellite Images The map at the left shows the white outlines of a few selected satellite images. To see an image, just click within an outline. These images look a little strange because they are "false color." For example, plants show up as shades of pink and red. However, the images show large sections of the Korean peninsula much better than the shuttle images.

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