Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Korea At Night

Fifty years ago today, the Korean peninsula was formally divided into North and South. How's that been working out for them? Below is a satellite image of the peninsula at night... I'm sure the North Korean astronomers, when they can drag themselves from their starvation stupor to look into their telescopes, get a terrific view of the stars without all that light pollution...

From the National Geographic Map of the Day.

Thanks, Marilyn.


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At Sunday, September 14, 2008 , Blogger Michael5000 said...

Check out the DMZ. It must be floodlit or something....


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