Old Map of North & South Korea, 1967: Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, Korean War, Taebaek Mountains
Old Map of North & South Korea, 1967: Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, Korean War, Taebaek Mountains
Old Map of North & South Korea, 1967: Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, Korean War, Taebaek Mountains
Old Map of North & South Korea, 1967: Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, Korean War, Taebaek Mountains

Old Map of North & South Korea, 1967: Seoul, Busan, Jeju Island, Korean War, Taebaek Mountains

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This 1967 map of Korea, published by the Polish Army Topography Service, is a detailed political and physical map that provides a comprehensive overview of the Korean Peninsula. The map covers both North and South Korea, with an inset map of Jeju-do, and includes a wealth of information about the country's geography, political divisions, and major cities.

The map is centered on the Korean Peninsula, which is located in East Asia and is bordered by the East Sea to the east, the Yellow Sea to the west, and the Sea of Japan to the south. The peninsula is divided into two countries: North Korea and South Korea, which are separated by the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The map clearly delineates the border between the two countries, as well as the major cities and towns on either side.

The map also includes detailed information about the country's physical features. The Taebaek Mountains run along the eastern coast of the peninsula, while the Namsan Mountain range is located in the south. The Han River and the Nakdong River are two of the major rivers that flow through the country. The map also shows the location of several islands, including Jeju Island and Ulleungdo.

In addition to its geographical information, the map also includes a wealth of historical and cultural information. The map notes the location of several historical events that occurred in the 20 years prior to the map's publication, including the Korean War (1950-1953), the First Five-Year Plan (1962-1966), the Second Five-Year Plan (1967-1971), the Blue House Raid (1968), and the Pueblo Crisis (1968). The map also includes the location of several major cities, towns, and regions, including Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju, Ulsan, Suwon, Goyang, Yongin, Seongnam, Bucheon, Ansan, Cheongju, Jeonju, Gimhae, Pohang, Mokpo, Gyeongju, Jinju, Gunsan, Iksan, Jeju City, Seogwipo, Gangneung, Wonju, Chungju, Andong, Gumi, Gimcheon, Yeosu, Suncheon, and Tongyeong.

Overall, this map is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about Korea. It provides a comprehensive overview of the country's geography, political divisions, and major cities, as well as a wealth of historical and cultural information.

Towns and Cities

  • Seoul (서울)
  • Busan (부산)
  • Incheon (인천)
  • Daegu (대구)
  • Daejeon (대전)
  • Gwangju (광주)
  • Ulsan (울산)
  • Suwon (수원)
  • Goyang (고양)
  • Yongin (용인)
  • Seongnam (성남)
  • Bucheon (부천)
  • Ansan (안산)
  • Cheongju (청주)
  • Jeonju (전주)
  • Gimhae (김해)
  • Pohang (포항)
  • Mokpo (목포)
  • Gyeongju (경주)
  • Jinju (진주)
  • Gunsan (군산)
  • Iksan (익산)
  • Jeju City (제주시)
  • Seogwipo (서귀포)
  • Gangneung (강릉)
  • Wonju (원주)
  • Chungju (충주)
  • Andong (안동)
  • Gumi (구미)
  • Gimcheon (김천)
  • Yeosu (여수)
  • Suncheon (순천)
  • Tongyeong (통영)

National Parks

  • Seoraksan National Park (설악산 국립공원)
  • Jirisan National Park (지리산 국립공원)
  • Hallasan National Park (한라산 국립공원)
  • Naejangsan National Park (내장산 국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산 국립공원)

Geographical Features and Natural Landmarks

  • Korean Peninsula (한반도)
  • East Sea (동해)
  • Yellow Sea (황해)
  • Jeju Island (제주도)
  • Ulleungdo (울릉도)
  • Dokdo (독도)
  • Taebaek Mountains (태백산맥)
  • Namsan Mountain (남산)
  • Han River (한강)
  • Nakdong River (낙동강)

Historical Events

  • Korean War (1950-1953)
  • First Five-Year Plan (1962-1966)
  • Second Five-Year Plan (1967-1971)
  • Blue House Raid (1968)
  • Pueblo Crisis (1968)

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