Natural Monument—Okhodong Mineral Water

It is located about 4 km northwest of Yaksu-ri in Sonchon County, North Phyongan Province.

There are three mineral water districts at intervals of 500 to 1 500 metres.

Their annual average temperature is 9.4℃ and the annual average precipitation, 1 131.8㎜.

The water contains 0.6g/ℓ of mineral matters, 2g/ℓ of free carbonic acid, 10 mg/ℓ of iron ion, and such micro-components as radon and manganese.

It tastes iron and has weak acidity (pH 5.8).

As a typical carbonated-chalybeate mineral water, it is used in the treatment of various diseases.

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