Physical Basis For Korean Boundaries

  title={Physical Basis For Korean Boundaries},
  author={Shannon Mccune},
  journal={The Far Eastern Quarterly},
  pages={272 - 288}
  • S. Mccune
  • Published 1 May 1946
  • Art
  • The Far Eastern Quarterly
Korea is well recognized as a distinct political unit. The country has a definite area on the surface of the earth and is delimited from the surrounding areas by definite boundaries. These boundaries of water and land have certain characteristics and functions which merit description. Moreover, within Korea geographic divisions are recognized. The provinces have well defined physical boundaries which have been important in compartmentalizing Korea. With the collapse of Japan, Korea was divided… 
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