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A View of the Winter Olympics from Above

Pyeongchang is nestled in the Taebaek Mountains, a 22-million year old range that stretches 500 kilometers near the Pacific Coast of South and North Korea.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey and topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). Story by Mike Carlowicz.

Published February 5, 2018
Data acquired January 26, 2018

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Space Shuttle > SRTM