Je-ju Island by Alberta

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Youth Blog

I would like to introduce Je-ju Island, a new seven wonders of nature.

Song-Ak mountain and beach. The beach has artificial caves made by the Japanese army during the World War II  to do suicide attacks.

Song-Ak mountain and beach. The beach has artificial caves made by the Japanese army during the World War II to do suicide attacks.

Je-ju island is located southwest of the Korean peninsula.

Below are some facts about Je-ju Island:

  • The island is home to both polar and tropical animals. It is home to 77 types of mammal, 198 species of bird, 8 kinds each of reptiles and amphibians, 873 types of insect and 74 varieties of spider.

 

  • The island has recorded a total of 2,0001 types of vertically distributed sub-tropical and polar vegetation.  The temperatures are rarely drop below zero degrees.

 

  • It is the Korea’s largest volcanic island with more than 90 percent of its total area covered with basalt. The island boasts magnificent views, and is also famous for wind and horses.

 

  • The local government is doing its best to preserve the nature and limit the development which may harm the eco-system.

 

Roads well managed and preserved, trees well groomed to welcome drivers.

Roads well managed and preserved, trees well groomed to welcome drivers.

If you have an opportunity to visit Korea in the future, please consider spending time at Je-ju island.

 

Sunset at Gum-neong Beach

Sunset at Gum-neong Beach

 

 

Hyup-Je Beach

Hyup-Je Beach

 

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