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Coastal Map of Hangyeong-do

  • Nationality Republic of Korea
  • Quantity 1
  • Era the Late-Joseon Period
  • Exhibition Place in Ships on the 3rd floor
  • Material paper
  • Size(cm) 857.1x29.5

A folded color map consisting of 35 panels showing the coastal areas from Dancheon (in Hamgyeong-do Province) to Wonsan after the 1870s.

The records transcribed at the top and bottom of the map face from the direction of land to sea and vice versa.

These notations provide a detailed record of the coastal geography and the appearance of villages,

including the distance from each village to the main town (eup), the length of the sea route between each region,

the number of houses, the depth of the water, and key facilities like storehouses and salt films.

etails on the depth of the water are also subdivided according to close to the shore and the furthest from the shore.