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Korean Map: Daedong Yeojido (대동여지도)



As we talked about maps a few days ago, I figured posting about this would be a good idea. Daedong Yeojido (대동여지도, 大東輿地圖) is a map published in 1861 by Kim Jeong Ho (김정호, pen name Go San Ja 고산자) and remarkable for its accuracy. The map is a National Treasure of Korea (no. 850), it is 360 cm wide and 685cm high, with a scale of about 1:162 000.


Zoomorphic Maps of Korea

 
 

Animated Korean History Maps


Don't know what Baekjae or Goguryo are? Do you still think Silla is a Roman general? Looks like you need to brush up on your Korean History. Here are a few animated maps to help you do just that in no time!



Animated Map of Early Korean History

I thought this map was really great, a thousand years of history in a few minutes:

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