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Jukdo (island)

Hangul  죽도
Revised Romanization  Jukdo
Area  54 ha
Hanja  竹島
McCune–Reischauer  Chukto
Max length  730 m
Jukdo (island) 64bigjpg
Similar  Ulleungdo, Liancourt Rocks, Seonginbong, Dokdo Museum, Pohang Station

Jukdo (죽도/竹島) is a small island adjacent to Ulleungdo, South Korea. It was formerly also known as Jukseodo (죽서도/竹嶼島), as Boussole Rock in Europe. It lies 2 km (1 mi) east of Ulleungdo, and is the largest island in the group apart from Ulleungdo itself. In 2004, one family of three members were living on the island.

Jukdo (island) Jukdo Island Ulleung Official Korea Tourism

Outline

Jukdo (island)

Administratively, Jukdo belongs to Jeodong-ri, Ulleung township, Ulleung County, Gyeongsangbuk-do. The Chinese characters used to write this island is Jukseodo (竹嶼). Jukdo island, measuring 734 metres (0.456 mi) long and 482 metres (0.300 mi) wide.

Jukdo (island) Jukdo Island Boryeong Official Korea Tourism

The Chinese characters for Jukdo (竹島) or Jukseo (竹嶼) mean "bamboo(竹) island(島)/islet(嶼)". Bamboo grasses grow in Jukdo. And The Chinese characters in Japanese for Liancourt Rocks, also known as Dokdo (독도, 獨島), is Takeshima (). The former means "獨(lonely) 島(island)". The latter means "竹(bamboo) 島(island)", which originates from old Japanese name for Ulleungdo.

Position and Satellite photo

  • Ulleungdo/Jukdo
  • Old Korean maps

  • Ulleungdo/Jukdo

  • Jukdo (island) Jukdo Island Ulleung Official Korea Tourism
    Jukdo (island) photoswikimapiaorgp0001593068bigjpg
    Jukdo (island) Jukdo island Wikipedia

    References

    Jukdo (island) Wikipedia


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