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The North Korean coast is just 12 km north of this beach, located on the north east coast of Baengnyeondo (Island). Shown here, is a triple defence line of spiky poles, against any potential amphibious invasion. To the left, just offshore, is Mulbeombawi (rock), with 300 protected grey spotted seals. Too far away to get a decent zoom shot, but close enough, that their plaintive cries broke the silence, & only added to the surreal atmosphere. "Signs on the barbed-wire fences along the shoreline, say “Mines.”"

The map in this link, shows just how close Baengnyeong Island is to North Korea.

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Viewed: 2016
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Additional Photos by Chris Jules (ChrisJ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 17144 W: 1065 N: 37729] (171220)
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