Isthmus of Korea

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Isthmus of Korea
Map showing the location of Isthmus of Korea
Map showing the location of Isthmus of Korea
Isthmus of Korea
Location in North Korea
Coordinates 39°30′N 126°24′E / 39.500°N 126.400°E / 39.500; 126.400
ISTHMUS OF KOREA Latitude and Longitude:

39°30′N 126°24′E / 39.500°N 126.400°E / 39.500; 126.400
Highest point
 – elevation
Puktae-bong
1,833 m
Width160 km

Isthmus of Korea is an area of the Korean Peninsula between Korea Bay and East Korea Bay ( DPRK), where the peninsula narrows to 160 km. In the west and the east are low plains, while the central part has the wooded mountain range Puktae-bong, with elevations to 1,833 m. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Korean Isthmus". The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (3rd ed.). The Gale Group, Inc. 1970–1979. Retrieved 2020-04-03 – via TheFreeDictionary.com.

Further reading

  • Корейский перешеек // Большая советская энциклопедия : [в 30 т.] / гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. — 3-е изд. — М. : Советская энциклопедия, 1969–1978. (in Russian)
  • Корейский перешеек // Словарь современных географических названий. — Екатеринбург: У-Фактория. Под общей редакцией акад. В. М. Котлякова. 2006. (in Russian)