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Kim Jong-il's Palaces as Seen on Google Earth
Chosun ^ | June 1,2010

Posted on 05/31/2010 10:02:45 PM PDT by Pan_Yan

The Daily Telegraph has published satellite images of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's houses and of jails in the Stalinist country. The daily carried the images under the title "A bird's eye view of the prisons and palaces of Kim Jong-il's North Korea."

Images show Kim's Sinuiju palace complete with a private train station as well as a residence with a large swimming pool near Pyongyang. Other images show Pyongyang Golf Links, the North's only 18-hole golf course in Mt. Taesong; Kim's yacht moored at nearby Lake Taesong; and an ostrich farm and a chewing gum factory in Pyongyang.

"Looking closely at the images of North Korea using the Google Earth web service one can see evidence of not only [leader] Kim Jong-il's lavish lifestyle but also of the state's gulags and prison camps," the paper said.


Kim Jong-il's house in Sinuiju /Google Earth


Kim Jong-il's house in Pyongyang /Google Earth


Kim Jong-il's yacht moored at Lake Taeseong /Google Earth


Pyongyang Golf Links /Google Earth


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: googleearth; korea; northkorea; palace

1 posted on 05/31/2010 10:02:45 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Kims Party Palaces ping!


2 posted on 05/31/2010 10:06:09 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Pan_Yan

All them big houses and Lil’ Kim is still ronery.


3 posted on 05/31/2010 10:08:29 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I’m so ro’nery.


4 posted on 05/31/2010 10:13:06 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (FR - my online family. From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: Pan_Yan
Sightseeing with Google Satellite Maps: North Korea
5 posted on 05/31/2010 10:15:45 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Pan_Yan

They have a concentration camp that is 18x16 miles holding at least 10,000. Defectors say 20-25% of the prisoners die every year.


6 posted on 05/31/2010 10:15:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Political Correctness Kills)
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To: Pan_Yan

Well, the rest of the inmates of the prison camp known as North Korea may have to eat tree bark, but he sure doesn’t.


7 posted on 05/31/2010 10:18:39 PM PDT by EternalVigilance ("Socialist/Jihadist Obama Boats: Blockade running in support of terrorists since 2010.")
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To: GeronL

I’m sure if we send them more grain and another Michael Jordan signed basketball it will all get better.


8 posted on 05/31/2010 10:20:18 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan
North Korean Economy Watch
9 posted on 05/31/2010 10:21:05 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Pan_Yan

If the North launches a war I hope the first rockets fired back take out the Yacht, heh.


10 posted on 05/31/2010 10:21:45 PM PDT by GeronL (Political Correctness Kills)
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To: Pan_Yan
North Korea Google Earth Plugin
11 posted on 05/31/2010 10:24:29 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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self bump


12 posted on 05/31/2010 10:24:52 PM PDT by Crazieman (Feb 7, 2008 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1966675/posts?page=28#28)
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To: GeronL

I’d rather the next government sold the yacht for food. And I’d rather the first rockets sank the USS Pueblo. In fact, if I were CIC I’d give that order immediately.


13 posted on 05/31/2010 10:26:45 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan
so ronery Pictures, Images and Photos
14 posted on 05/31/2010 10:29:21 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Tainan
Compared with Chia Head, Mobutu and Duvalier were great humanitarians.
15 posted on 05/31/2010 10:39:13 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: Dallas59

“Songdowon International Children’s Union Camp”

Yeah, I can’t wait to sign my kids up for summer camp in North Korea.


16 posted on 05/31/2010 10:39:26 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Idi Amin, CeauÅŸescu, Castro ... amateurs.


17 posted on 05/31/2010 10:44:30 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

That should have been done years ago, by President Nixon in fact.


18 posted on 05/31/2010 10:44:50 PM PDT by GeronL (Political Correctness Kills)
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To: Pan_Yan

HTML didn’t know what to do with the s with a squiggle on it in Ceausescu.


19 posted on 05/31/2010 10:45:26 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Wonder if that’s the golf course where he shot the record 54 under par 18?


20 posted on 05/31/2010 10:50:37 PM PDT by DryFly
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To: Pan_Yan
I wonder are those pictures from GeoEye-1, a satellite used for Google Earth imaging?
21 posted on 05/31/2010 11:09:41 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Pan_Yan
North Korea Revealed
22 posted on 05/31/2010 11:43:46 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Pan_Yan

23 posted on 06/01/2010 4:05:54 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Loyal Buckeye
Over the river and through the wood
To AlGore's house we go
It's all so gay, and by the way
Electric costs are low.....

Leni

24 posted on 06/01/2010 5:04:43 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Bill O'Reilly: 9/8/09: "Communism is not a threat to us anymore" - 10/20/09 "Obama is not a Marxist")
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web dizajn
25 posted on 01/27/2011 4:35:09 PM PST by alexbg
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To: Pan_Yan

Are they targeting the hellfire missles? If not why?


26 posted on 01/27/2011 4:37:05 PM PST by Scythian
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