Maemuldo Island

Summary

  • Address Hansan-myeon Tongyeong-si Gyeongnam
  • management Hansan-myeon office
  • Tel 055-650-3600

Under the jurisdiction of Maejuk-ri Hansan-myeon, three islands Daemaemuldo Is., Somaemuldo Is., and Deungdaedo Is. (Dubbed as Guelssongisom Island or swimming with tears) are called as Maemuldo Island all together. The area is 2.4㎢ with the 5.5km stretching seashore. There are Eoeui island on the north, Somaemuldo Island on the south and Hallyŏ-Haesang National Park on the far northern coastline. Settlers started moving into this area from Goseong around 1810s. The island was used to be called as Mamido Island thanks to its horse shape looking geographic trait however, the name has been changed to Maemuldo Island since south Gyeongsang province has streak to pronounce Korean alphabet 'ㅏ‘ as 'ㅐ'. At the peak of the island, there stands Jangguenbong(127m) at the center and the island i...

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Under the jurisdiction of Maejuk-ri Hansan-myeon, three islands Daemaemuldo Is., Somaemuldo Is., and Deungdaedo Is. (Dubbed as Guelssongisom Island or swimming with tears) are called as Maemuldo Island all together.
The area is 2.4㎢ with the 5.5km stretching seashore. There are Eoeui island on the north, Somaemuldo Island on the south and Hallyŏ-Haesang National Park on the far northern coastline. Settlers started moving into this area from Goseong around 1810s. The island was used to be called as Mamido Island thanks to its horse shape looking geographic trait however, the name has been changed to Maemuldo Island since south Gyeongsang province has streak to pronounce Korean alphabet 'ㅏ‘ as 'ㅐ'. At the peak of the island, there stands Jangguenbong(127m) at the center and the island is formed with a steep slop all the way around. Almost all the seashore is formed with rocks except the western sea shore thus there are many sea cliff. The general temperature in January is about 2.1℃ and around 27.3℃ during August. The amount of precipitation year round is about 1,405㎜ and there is much subtropical plant thanks to warm climate and angraecum is growing spontaneously.


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