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South Korea Information:
South Korea is located in eastern Asia. It is bordered by the Yellow Sea to the west, the Sea of Japan (East Sea) to the east, the Korea Strait to the south, and North Korea to the north.
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of South Korea and all of Asia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
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South Korea Cities:
Andong, Anyang, Busan, Chech'on, Chinhae, Chinju, Choch'iwon, Ch'onan, Ch'ongju, Chongup, Chonju, Ch'unch'on, Ch'ungju, Daejeon (Taejon), Eumseong, Gaegu, Gimhae, Gunsan, Gwangju, Haenam, Hallim, Hongch'on, Iksan, Incheon (Inch'on), Jeju (Cheju), Jeonju, Jinju, Kaesong, Kanggyong, Kangjon, Kangnung, Kimhae, Kimje, Kongju, Kosong, Kumi, Kunsan, Kwangju, Kyongju, Masan, Miryang, Mosulp'o, Munsan, Naju, Namwon, Nonsan, Osan, Pohang, Pusan, P'yongt'aek, Samch'ok, Seoul, Sogwip'o, Sokch'o, Sunch'on, Suwon, Tonghae, Uijongbu, Uisong, Ulsan, Wonju, Yeosu, Yesan, Yongju, Yongwol and Yosu.
South Korea Locations:
Andong Lake, East China Sea, Han River, Imjin River, Jeju Strait, Korea Bay, Korea Strait, Kum River, Naktong River, Namhan River, Paroho Lake, Puk'an River, Sea of Japan (East Sea), Soyang Lake, Tushima Strait and Yellow Sea.
South Korea Natural Resources:
South Korea has some resources which are potential fuel resources, such as coal and hydropower. The country's metallic or mineral resources include tungsten, graphite, molybdenum and lead.
South Korea Natural Hazards:
The southwest part of South Korea is frequently subject to occurrences of low-level seismic activity. Other natural hazards include the occasional typhoon, which can bring high winds and floods.
South Korea Environmental Issues:
South Korea's environmental issues include air pollution in large cities and the resulting acid rain. There is water pollution from the discharge of sewage and industrial effluents. Another issue for South Korea is their use of drift net fishing.
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