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NASA's New Photo of North Korea

Written by Lee Yoo Eun On 27 February 2014 @ 7:08 am | No Comments

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Any international readers interested in North Korea would probably come across at least once this famous photo of Korean peninsula [1] from NASA demonstrating a stark difference in the light emission of two Koreas at nighttime. NASA finally updated a new satellite image [2] and it is ‘even more dramatic than the monochrome NASA satellite image of old’, writes North Korea Tech blog [3]. The blog also introduces a video version of the image [4] which shows North Korea in context with the rest of East Asia. 

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[1] this famous photo of Korean peninsula: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:KoreaAtNight20121205_NASA.png

[2] finally updated a new satellite image: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=83182&src=ve

[3] writes North Korea Tech blog: http://www.northkoreatech.org/2014/02/25/a-new-look-at-north-korea/

[4] a video version of the image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXqEIQne3bY

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