https://flic.kr/p/N7mqmC | USS Ronald Reagan is underway off the coast of the Korean peninsula during exercise Invincible Spirit. | WATERS SURROUNDING THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Oct. 11, 2016) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway off the coast of the Korean peninsula during exercise Invincible Spirit. Invincible Spirit is a bilateral exercise conducted with the Republic of Korea Navy in the waters near the Korean Peninsula consisting of routine Carrier Strike…
Seoraksan National Park. This park is one of the most beautiful and iconic on the entire Korean Peninsula. Designated by Unesco as a Biosphere Protection site, it boasts oddly shaped rock formations, dense forests, abundant wildlife, hot springs and ancient Shilla-era temples. Seorak-san (Snowy Crags Mountain) is the third-highest mountain in South Korea, with its highest peak, Daecheong-bong, standing at 1708m. Set against this landscape are two stately temples, Sinheung-sa and Baekdam-sa.
10/11/16 South Korea vows armed crackdown against Chinese fishing boats after sinking of coast guard ship A patrol boat sank last week during an operation against a group of Chinese vessels fishing illegally off the Korean peninsula’s west coast
Three young girls play on the steps of a building. At the turn of the 20th century, Christian missionaries opened girls' schools, granting Korean women access to modern education for the first time. When the Korean Peninsula split in 1945, the North applied communist principles of gender equality, placing a particular emphasis on the participation of women in economic production -- an approach that is still taken today.