The Cheju-do Rebellion

  title={The Cheju-do Rebellion},
  author={John Merrill},
  journal={Journal of Korean Studies},
  pages={139 - 197}
Cjheju-do is known today mostly for its booming tourism, its hardy diving women, and its lush orange groves. Located some fifty miles below the southernmost tip of the Korean peninsula, and about twice that from the nearest landfall in Japan, the 700-square-mile island is dominated by the extinct volcanic crater of Halla-san, at 6,000 feet the highest peak in South Korea. Cheju-do is now an easy hour's flight from Seoul. Visitors come and go, soaking up the local color and enjoying the… 

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