Pléiades and the winter sports facilities

The sports facilities for the 2018 Winter Olympics have been built or equipped on four sites within South Korea’s Pyeongchang district. Immediately following the first snowfall, Pléiades observed the three sites for the Nordic, alpine and ice sports events. It also mapped the numerous ice sports structures in the town of Gangneung.

Pléiades Satellite Image – Alpensia Sports Park

The sports facilities of the Alpensia Resort are ready to host Nordic, alpine and ice sports events.

Pléiades Image, 27 December 2017

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Pléiades Satellite Image –  Gangneung

Four of the five facilities for ice sports for the 2018 Winter Olympics have been completed at Gangneung in South Korea.

Pléiades Image, 27 December 2017

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Pléiades Satellite Image –  Jeongseon Alpine Centre

An altitude drop of more than 800 m is required for downhill ski events, over a length of 3.5 km. The Jeongseon Alpine Centre is also equipped to organise the Super-G and combined events.

Pléiades Image, 27 December 2017

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Pléiades Satellite Image –  Bokwang Phoenix Park

Freestyle skiing and snowboard competitors will dazzle spectators worldwide from the slopes of Bokwang Phoenix Park, one of the ski resorts closest to Seoul, the South Korean capital.

Pléiades Image, 27 December 2017

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Pléiades and the winter sports facilities