Myoraksan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The forests at Myŏraksan are one of the last retreats for the Tristram's Woodpecker, a national treasure in North Korea.
Myoraksan
Chosŏn'gŭl 멸악산
Hancha 滅惡山
Revised Romanization Myeoraksan
McCune–Reischauer Myŏraksan
Myoraksan
Highest point
Elevation 818 m (2,684 ft)
Coordinates 38°17′45″N 126°12′10″E / 38.29583°N 126.20278°E / 38.29583; 126.20278
Geography
Location North Korea

Myŏraksan, in English Mt. Myorak, is a mountain on the border of Rinsan and P'yŏngsan counties of North Hwanghae Province in North Korea. It has an elevation of 818 m. A plant reserve of 3440 ha was established in that area in 1959. It is one of the few suitable habitats for the Tristram's Woodpecker in the world.

External links[edit]