Discovery Learning 2
Dokdo in a map from the late Joseon period
- Figure 1
This map from the nineteenth century was a direct transfer of Jeong Sang-gi’s eighteenth-century “Map of the Eastern Region” for the Western world. Dokdo is shown east of Ulleungdo.
- Material 2
“Complete Map of Korea” is an eighteenth-century image in Map of the Territory. Vibrant colors stand out on this map. Dokdo is shown east of Ulleungdo, and it even mountain peaks are shown.
- Discovery Learning 2
1. Explain how the shape and location of Ulleungdo and Dokdo changed from “Map of the Eight Provinces” in New and Expanded Complete Conspectus of the Territory of the Eastern Country to the maps in figures 1 and 2.
- Material 3
The “Complete Nautical Map” was made in 1850. This map shows Dokdo to the east of Ulleungdo and sailing routes to Ulleungdo are shown.
- Figure 4
A French cartographer made this copy of Kim Dae-geon’s “Complete Map of Joseon.” He introduced this Korean map to the Western world with the geographical names written as they sound in Korean. It was translated into six languages and introduced Dokdo to the world.
2. Find the sailing route that connected Ulleungdo to the mainland.
3. What is the significance of “Oulengto” and “Ousan” in Figure 4?