Tag Archives: Natural Monument

Chon Lake from Mount Paektu.

Chon Lake is located on Paektu, the sacred mountain of the Korean Revolution, belonging to the Samjiyon city of Ryanggang province. It is a lake formed by the stagnation of waters in the crater. From the end of the first Neozoic period to date there has been a volcanic eruption four times. The surrounding peaks […]

Manchurian Fresno, a natural monument.

It is located near the Myohyang Stream Road, slightly set back from Pohyon Temple on Mount Myohyang, one of the six major mountains in Korea. It has grown there since around the year 1870. It measures 24.4 meters in height, 3.6 meters in lower perimeter, 3 meters in perimeter at chest height. Its crown is […]

Technicolor granite rock.

This type of granite is naturally found in Jungsan Commune, Tanchon City, South Hamgyong Province.The geological stratum of this place is formed by carbonate and granite rocks. Granite is made up of feldspar, quartz, aphanite, and biotite and has the colors red, blue, yellow, black, and white.The proportionally colored rock gives an impression as if […]