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Daedongyeojido

Gwacheon National Science Museum

Gwacheon National Science Museum

Gwacheon National Science Museum

Daedongyeojido, a map of Korean peninsula, was producted by Kim Jeongho in 1861 by using traditional method of map making, and has been considered as the most precise map of Korea at tha time. It was made with multiple maps with proper size to carry so that a large map can be constructed by combining them, and, along with mountains, rivers and roads, distances are marked per 4km and legends were used.

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  • Title: Daedongyeojido
  • Creator: Gwacheon National Science Museum
  • Location: Gwacheon National Science Museum(Korean Traditional Science Hall)
  • Publisher: Gwacheon National Science Museum

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