1875/1902.the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th Edition (1875) and 10th Edition (1902)

1902.the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th Edition (1875) and 10th Edition (1902)

In the text , it is remarkable that they may write East Sea as The eastern coast.
Ofcoruse, the East sea which Korean insist is not same with the Sea of Japan. The eastern coast (of Korea) is one part of the Sea of Japan. This encyclopedia says Sea of Japan is Sea of Japan.
Korean said "Sea of Japan is spread after annexaton of Korea on 1910?" The name of sea of Japan already established as a international conventional words. 2003.02.13.Korean lies more 671 times than Japanese do. Ofcourse bloggers here already recognize Korean claims is filled up with distorture.

In the text:
Broughton Bay^ Broughton Bay
Strait of Korae: the strait of Corea
Sea of Japan: The Sea of Japan
Yellow sea: The Yellow Sea

COREA, a kingdom of Eastern Asia, the greater part of which occupies a peninsula stretching south from the northern MAP portion of the Chinese empire. It is bounded on the N. by the elevated plains of Manchuria. E. by the Sea of Japan, S. by the strait to which it gives its name, and W. by the Yellow Sea, and extends from about 34º to 42º 25´N. lat., and from 124º35´ to 130º 50´ E. long. The natives assert that it has a length of 3000 lys, or about 1000 English miles, and a breadth of 1300 lys, or about 460 miles; but this is undoubtedly an exaggeration, and the total area is probably a little more than 79,400 square miles, or about 2 _ times the size of Scotland.

The eastern coast trends south-west from the confines of Russian Machuria to the neighbourhood of the 39th parallel of latitude, and then, changing its direction to the south-east, it forms an extensive gulf, named Broughton Bay in honour of a navigator of the 18th century. With this exception it presents no remarkable irregularity of line; but even such superficial surveys as have already been effected show that it affords a considerable number of bays and harbours. Of these the most important are Lazaref, Pingai, and Chosan. The first, called Virginia Bay on the French maps, is situated in 39º 25´ N. lat., has an area of about 36 square miles, is well protected, and furnishes excellent anchoring ground. The second in 36º 36´ is comparatively small, but completely sheltered by a conical island. The third in 35º 2´ is large enough to shelter merchant vessels of all sizes and even ships of war below the rank of frigates. Throughout its whole extent this eastern shore presents mainly a succession of steep but not very lofty cliffs, sinking at intervals into irregular dunes, or into stretches of almost level sand. The south and west coasts, on the other hand, are much more varied with inlet and promontory, estuary and peninsula; and the neighbouring sea is occupied by a multitude of islands and rocks. Of these islands the largest is Quelpart, with a length of 46 miles and a breadth of aboiut 20; but of greater importance to the navigator is the Port Hamilton group, on account of the excellent harbour to which it partly owes its name.

Mountains.—Corea is eminently a mountainous country, and the general appearance of the surface is compared by a French missionary to that of the sea under a strong gale. The principal range winds through the peninsula from north to south. From the northern frontier, till it reaches 37º or north latitude, it keeps pretty close to the eastern coast; but from that point it trends westward, and runs obliquely across the southern extremity of the country, leaving the contour of the coast to be defined by a subordinate range. Of individual summits the highest known to Europeans are Hien-fung and Tao-kwang in the Pepi Shan Mountains, to the north of Broughton Bay; and these attains no greater elevation than 8114 and 6310 feet respectively. Another of special mark, called Sedlovaya, or the Saddle, by the Russian navigators, is situated in 38º 10´ 30" N. lat. The country to the west of the main ridge is occupied by irregular spurs; and throughout its whole extent there is no district that can properly be described as a plain.

Rivers.—Corea is well furnished with rivers and streams. In the north the boundary line is mainly marked by two of considerable size, the Ya-lu-kiang and the Mi-kiang. The former, known to the Chinese as the Aye-kiang, and to the Coreans as Am-no-kang, or the river of the Green Duck, receives numerous affluents in the early part of its course, flows first north-west and then south-west, and falls into the Yellow Sea by three distinct mouths. Its most important tributary, the Tong-kia-ula. Comes from the Shan-alin Mountains in Manchuria, and forms its junction about 40º 50´N. lat. The Mi-kiang, called by the Coreans Tu-man-kang, has a very much shorter course than the Ya-lu-kiang, but owing to the number of its tributaries, it attains no mean proportions before it reaches the eastern mouth it is about half a mile wide, and at Hung-chung 300 yards, with a depth of about 20 feet in the middle. Its current is about 1 _ knots an hour. Of the numerous streams that find their way to the Sea of Japan none requires special till we come to the Nak-tong-kang. Which rises the eastern slopes of the main chain, and after flowing almost directly south, reaches the strait of Corea in 34º 50´N. lat. Among those of the western coast three at least are of considerable magnitude—the Keumkang, the Hang-kang, on which Seoul, the capital of the kingdom, is situated, and the Tait-tang-kang, which flows past the city of Pieng-lang.

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