Pyeongchang, South Korea and the 2018 Winter Olympics • Earth.com

Last update: August 19th, 2019 at 5:47 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at Pyeongchang, South Korea, the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

The opening ceremonies, along with skiing and snowboarding events, will be held in Pyeongchang in the Taebaek Mountains. Meanwhile, ice events, such as hockey and skating, will be held on the coastal plains of Gangneung.

This image was captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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