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By Kyung Sik Woo, Young Kwan Sohn, Seok Hoon Yoon, Ung San Ahn, Andy Spate

This e-book offers with geological in addition to cultural, ancient, archaeological and organic facets in Jeju international Geopark. it is going to commence with advent of Jeju international Geopark, geographic atmosphere, habitats, heritage, financial system and tourism, administration, common geology and geosites, destiny geosites, different major history websites, economically sustainable tourism, schooling and advertising and administration plan.

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The total length is 544 m and stands as the fourth largest among fortresses. It says that there were two castle gates, a well, and other facilities such as offices, a guesthouse, and an arms storage building. 21). 2 Japanese Military Caves (Registered Cultural Heritage No. 311) Seongsan, the eastern side of Jeju, is where the 58th Japanese Army headquarters built its partisan position under their plan of fortifying Jeju during the World War II. The Japanese marine corps. base was constructed at the seashore, which at that time was known as “Soomapo”.

64). The numerous tunnels in Al Oreum were connected to one another to create a functionable underground fortress. 6 Underground Bunker at the Alteureu Airfield (Registered Cultural Heritage No. 312) The Japanese Naval Air Force built its airfield in the area of the Alteureu plain as its topography made for a highly suitable landing strip. As the Sino-Japanese War broke out, its location was ideal as an advanced base for an attack on China. The first construction of the Alteureu airfield was planned in 1926 and took about ten years to complete.

30). Legend of Deunggyeongdol There are 99 sharp rocks standing in a circle on top of Seongsan Ilchulbong. One of them was being used to support an oil-lamp when Grandmother Seolmundae was sewing. The lamplight was too low for her so she raised the oil lamp by adding a second rock to the support. 25). Fig. 3 Manjang Cave (lava tube cave) Geosite Fig. 28 Lava Column at the end of the tourist route in Manjang Cave. It is known to be the largest lava column in the world Fig. 2 Historical Heritage: Remains of Hwanhae Great Wall in Haengwon and Handong (Jeju Province Monument No.

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