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North Korea in Black and White 002
By Ulrik Pedersen
11 Jun 2014

Mount Pakteu, in the state's official history as the birthplace of Kim Jong-il, is located at the border between China and North Korea. North Korea.

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North Korea in Color 008
By Ulrik Pedersen
11 Jun 2014

Mount Pakteu with a clear view of the lake. Mount Pakteu is believed to be the birthplace of Korea, and has a holy place in the nation's history.

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North Korea in Color 009
By Ulrik Pedersen
11 Jun 2014

Soldiers taking pictures of each other at Mount Pakteu in northern North Korea.