posted on Jun, 19 2006 @ 10:47 AM
I think Google Earth is pretty amazing. It allows you to scan all over the Earth and come up with some pretty outlandish views.
This an overhead view of the sprawling NK Nuclear R & D site of Wonsan. It is a massive Naval, Civil and Recreational facility, coupled with a Marine
Ecological research facility.
For sure the large vessel in the bottom of the overhead, the duck egg blue-ish one, is one of the NK hovercraft patrol foils.
The large vessel with the tarp is an ocean-going barge, the type used in conjunction with dredgers to haul away silt, but in this case, it could
probably be used to damp toxic nuclear waste.
As to the numerous smaller vessels dotted about the harbour, they indeed look very much like 2 man 'jet boat' or 'boghammers' of the type favoured
Good spot, but you failled to locate the military airbase NNE/ENE of the facility. I counted 28 MiG 19/21 'lookalikes' and 13 unidentified 'bomber
type' aircraft, at least 20 SAM sites, as well as numerous AA gun sites.
I have to say that the civvie housing development alongside the NK air force base looks pretty good by NK standards, but who the
would want to