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Mt. Myohyang
2021-06-30
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Mt. Myohyang

 
Mt. Myohyang is a known scenic spot in Korea. It sits between Hyangsan and Kujang counties of North Phyongan Province, Nyongwon County of South Phyongan Province and Huichon City of Jagang Province.
Mt. Myohyang (1 909m) covers an area as large as hundreds of square kilometers with the Hyangbiro Peak being the main peak.
  
It is widely known from ancient times as one of 6 famous mountains of Korea with its wonderful and graceful geographical features and beautiful and grandiose scenery.
It is formed with granite-gneiss and lined with craggy and high peaks of over 1 500m such as Hyangbiro, Sokga, Wonman and Hyangno as well as Pobwang, Chonthae and Oson peaks. There are many grand and magnificent waterfalls such as Isonnam, Ryongyon, Pison and 9-storey waterfalls
The area around the basin of the Myohyang Stream has been fixed as the Myohyangsan nature reserve to preserve the fauna and flora and natural beauties.
There are valuable cultural relics showing the history of the Korean nation including the Pohyon Temple and Taeung Hall.
Mt. Myohyang is now selected as the Myohyangsan Biosphere Reserve.
There is the International Friendship Exhibition House.

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