Delve into Ukkamnyong in North Korea
Ukkamnyong in the region of North Korea (general) is located in North Korea - some 104 mi or ( 168 km ) South-East of Pyongyang , the country's capital .
Local time in Ukkamnyong is now 09:51 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Pyongyang " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tamong-ni, Daejeon, Daegu, Seoul, and Busan. While being here, you might want to check out Tamong-ni . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Ukkamnyong ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
The DMZ in South Korea, July 2, 2009. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Sanggamnyŏng, also known as Shangganling in Chinese, Triangle Hill in South Korea, and Jane & Russell Hill in United States is a mountain pass in central North Korea. The mountain pass is part of the Triangle Hill Complex that is roughly 4 km north by northeast of Kimhwa. Situated in the valley between the Jane Russell Hill and the Sniper Ridge, the hamlet became famous in China due to the Battle of Shangganling, a large-scale battle in the Korean War.
Located at 38.33 127.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Battle of Triangle Hill
The Battle of Triangle Hill, also known as Operation Showdown or the Shangganling Campaign, was a protracted military engagement during the Korean War. The main combatants were two United Nations infantry divisions, with additional support from the United States Air Force, against elements of the 15th and 12th Corps of the People's Republic of China. The battle was part of American attempts to gain control of "The Iron Triangle", and took place from October 14 – November 25, 1952.
Located at 38.32 127.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Outpost Harry was a remote Korean War station located on a tiny hilltop in what was commonly referred to as the "Iron Triangle" on the Korean Peninsula. This was an area approximately 60 miles (100 km) north of Seoul and was the most direct route to the South Korean capital. More than 88,000 rounds of Chinese artillery fell on Outpost Harry. Since the outpost was defended each night by only a single company of American or Greek soldiers, the Chinese had anticipated an easy capture.
Located at 38.32 127.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
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