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  Liancourt Rocks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Liancourt Rocks are islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).
The Liancourt Rocks are comprised mainly of the eastern and western islets, 151 meters apart
While the Liancourt Rocks are home to some birds, the rocks also cater to migrating birds: Fork-tailed petrels, streaked shearwaters, and fl tailed gulls all breed on the rocks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liancourt_Rocks   (2469 words)

 Liancourt Rocks: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Korea classifies the rocks as a part of Ulleung County (Ulleung County: ulleung county (ulleung-gun) is a county in north gyeongsang province, south korea...
The Liancourt Rocks are comprised mainly of two islands; the eastern island, known as Dong-do in Korean, Higashi-jima in Japanese, and the western island, known as Seo-do in Korean, Nishi-jima in Japanese, are separated by a distance of 170 meters.
The rocks are given 37 physical addresses by South Korea, ranging from Mountain 1-37 of Dokdori, to UlleungEup, Ulleungdo.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/liancourt_rocks   (3690 words)

 Liancourt Rocks / Takeshima / Dokdo / Tokto
The Liancourt Rocks (known in the respective nations as the Tok-Do and Takeshima) in the southern part of the East Sea (otherwise the Sea of Japan).
Dokdo, a group of tiny, rocky and hard-to-inhabit islets, is located some 87 kilometers east of South Korea’s Ullung Island and 157 kilometers northwest of Oki, Japan’s westernmost island.
Dokdo (also known as "Liancourt Rocks" or "Takeshima") consists of 34 islands created by volcanic activity.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/war/liancourt.htm   (1132 words)

 U.S. Actions Regarding Dokdo (Liancourt Rocks): A Timeline
Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo) is designated as a bombing range in this instruction to the Japanese government.
It mentions that inhabitants of "all ports on the west coast of the island of Honshu north to the 38th parallel" in addition to Oki Island were to be notified prior to each use of the range.
Hickey states that as more than two months have passed, it is impossible to determine if the incident was caused by a plane under their command, and that there are no records of any air units having requested the use of Dokdo as a bombing target at that time.
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 kotaji 거타지 :: You say Takeshima, I say Tokto, let’s call the whole thing off :: February :: 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
For those who want to know, Tokto (or the Liancourt Rocks as they are quaintly known in English) refers to a collection of rocky outcrops in the sea east of the Korean peninsula (thus between said peninsula and the Japanese archipelago) claimed by both Korea and Japan but occupied by Korean troops.
So, we have some rocks in the middle of the sea with very little strategic significance (no harbour, no landing strip, little in the way of fresh water I assume) but for some reason they are important enough for the Japanese ambassador in Korea to say baldly:
More precisely, the collection of rocks in the middle of the sea is important to the Korean ruling class as a nationalist symbol that can always be revived to turn people’s attention toward old anti-Japanese feelings.
kotaji.blogsome.com /2005/02/27/you-say-takeshima-i-say-tokto-lets-call-the-whole-thing-off   (867 words)

 Liancourt Rocks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Called Tokdo (Lonely Islands in Korean), Takeshima (Bamboo Island in Japanese), and the Liancourt Rocks in English, the volcanic isles are situated some 90 miles off each nation's shore.
They are located at 37 degees 14 minutes 18 seconds north latitude and 131 degrees 52 minutes 12 seconds east longitude and comprise 34 rock islets, including the two most prominent, Tongdo and Sudo.
The islands were formed 4.5­2.5 million years ago and are mainly composed of volcanic tuff and other volcanic rock.
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 Liancourt Rocks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia … - Rocks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Liancourt Rocks are islets in the Sea of Japan …
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 territorial disputes - History Forum
Its literaly a rock in the middle of the N. Atlantic.
However, the almost wothless islets, Liancourt Rocks (Dokdo in Korean, Takesima in Japanese), in the Sea of Japan has been hotly debated between Japan and Korea for a long time and always cooled the bilateral relations.
However, Turkey claims that this commitment doesn't cover the tiny, uninhabitable rocks and islets that are beyond 3 miles of the Turkish shore but within Turkey's six miles territorial waters.
www.simaqianstudio.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=1361   (606 words)

 Liancourt Rocks - THEMWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
No one who actually wishes to control the Liancourt Rocks calls them as such.
Both claim political dominion, because there are always people willing to have arguments over rocks in the ocean.
Since these nations have requested external mediation, THEM recently proposed to give each nation's full cabinets and legislatures a lifetime supply of big fluffy doinks, in exchange for what would be renamed The Most Serene Sanctuary of Bamboo, after a fellow anime reviewer.
www.themanime.org /wiki/index.php/Liancourt_Rocks   (112 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Both rocks, about 200 meters distant, are the remains of an ancient volcanic crater and are a refuge for Petrels and fl-tailed gulls and several, partly endemic plants.
Dokdo was first registered on charts in Europe after a French expedition under the leadership of Jean F.G. Perouse travelled to the East Sea/Sea of Japan in May of 1787, naming Ullung Island as "Dagelet", for a French astrologer, and Dokdo as "Boussole", after the name of one of the ships on the expedition.
It was not until 1849, when French whale-hunters gave the name of their ship to the islets, that Dokdo began to be called "Liancourt Rocks".
www.kukminpower.org /bbs/view.php?id=theory&no=55   (5010 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Military of South Korea
Today, the South Korean military in concentrated near the DMZ, as well as the South Korean coastline, Jeju Island, the Korea Strait, and the disputed Liancourt Rocks.
The ground-based forces also have access to intercontinental ballistic missiles, which are controlled and maintained by the United States Forces: Korea (USFK).
In recent years, the ground forces have been deployed to keep occupation of the Liancourt Rocks, along with an air force division and an impressive naval dispatch, from any Japanese incursion.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Military_of_South_Korea   (372 words)

 Dokdo, the easternmost island group of Korean territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This "empty island" policy for Ulleungdo was then repealed in 1883 when King Gojong implemented a resettlement policy and allowed residents to return to the island.
In 1849, the French whaler Liancourt, after observing and surveying Dokdo, named the island group after their ship, calling them the Liancourt Rocks.
After this, many Western maps and geography texts identified Dokdo as the Liancourt Rock Islands.
www.clickkorea.org /Dokdo/03.htm   (691 words)

 Contact Our University of Washington Journal Association
Although all the claimants marshal support for their cases from historical sources, it cannot be denied that much of the uncertainty surrounding the territorial demarcation is a by-product of immediate post-World War II boundary decisions and territorial dispositions.
Additionally, specific mention of the Senkaku Islands and the Liancourt Rocks did not appear in the territorial clauses of the San Francisco Peace Treaty.
The territorial clause on the Liancourt Rocks could indicate that the San Francisco Peace Treaty assigns the Liancourt Rocks to Japan.
www.law.washington.edu /pacrim/abstract/11.1.htm   (1477 words)

 How It Was - Tokdo Dispute History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 1849, French whale hunters began to call Tokto ``Liancourt Rocks,'' after a French whaler ship, and this later became a common name for the islets on European maps produced before the 20th century.
The direct reference was dropped in the treaty eventually signed for the reason that the rocks were too insignificant to be mentioned in the prestigious document, and there was no indication of change of policy by the US and its allies.
As a compromise, the allies gave Ullung (Utsuro) Island to Korea and Tsushima to Japan with the "Liancourt Rocks" (Tokdo/Takeshima) disputed.
kalaniosullivan.com /KunsanAB/8thFW/Howitwasb11tokdo.html   (12862 words)

 AoG.2y.net -> More children's drawings displayed in the subway.
Apparently the Liancourt Rocks are ripe tomotoes under the watchful eye of Korea, while they were certainly less than desirable under Japan.
Seems the UN had a vote and decided the Liancourt Rocks were Korea's.
If they want to make their occupation of Liancourt Rocks secure, they only have to leave it to the World Court, as suggested by the Japanese government.
aog.2y.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=1558   (2990 words)

 Asia Times Online :: Korea News and Korean Business and Economy, Pyongyang News
The Liancourt Rocks are composed of two rocky crags and 36 other volcanic rocks located in the body of water known by South Koreans as the "East Sea" and the "Sea of Japan" by Japan and the rest of the world.
Both nations claim the barren rocks as sovereign territory and each has historical and legal arguments to back up their claims.
Also a handful of Koreans volunteered to move to Dokdo, while other families registered their family households to be based on Dokdo as a symbolic gesture.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Korea/GL23Dg02.html   (3024 words)

 Country Wire - Countrywatch.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
    "Relevant government agencies will have to cooperate closely to rapidly launch an integrated organization on Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] and issues related to the (nation's) history involving Japan," Roh said at a weekly meeting with senior presidential aides.
    Unification Minister Chung Dong-young [Cho'ng Tong-yo'ng], who chairs the NSC, on Thursday defined Japan's new claim to Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] as "justifying its past invasion" and warned about Japan's attempt to distort the history of its 1910-1945 colonial rule of Korea.
Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] lies halfway between the two nations in the East Sea.
aol.countrywatch.com /aol_wire.asp?vCOUNTRY=37&UID=1436825   (701 words)

 South Korean groups protest against Japanese PM's visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
His whirlwind visit is aimed at mending fences between Seoul and Tokyo, damaged by Japan's distortions of history and territorial claims to the South Korean islets of Tokdo [Liancourt Rocks; North Korea: Tok Islets, Japan: Takeshima Island].
Protesters played the popular protest song "Tokdo [Liancourt Rocks] is our (Korean) land" at full volume in front of the Japanese embassy in downtown Seoul.
Its main gate, red-brick walls and the street outside remain cordoned off by an army of riot police and a line of police buses.
news.monstersandcritics.com /mediamonitor/printer_1017207.php   (472 words)

 Korean Job Discussion Forums :: View topic - Dokdo fight!
Making it a fishing issue is one thing, but trying to attach emotional attachment and value to a couple of oversized rocks seems pretty dumb.
Korea has control over those rock formations, and if domestic Japanese politics requires that country's politicians lie to their people about Takeshima, then so be it.
In Korea everybody is quite vehement about the issue...It seems to be quite similar to those rocks close to the shore of Morocco that both Spain and Morocco claim.
www.eslcafe.com /forums/korea/viewtopic.php?t=14718&highlight=   (1847 words)

 Dok-Doh - Page 5 - Kendo World Forums
This normally uninhabited rock formation was according to our information never treated as part of Korea and, since about 1905, has been under the jurisdiction of the Oki Islands Branch Office of Shiname Prefecture of Japan.
I am also aware of the existence of modern maps cartographed by the British, the French, US Americans, Russians, Germans, the Dutch, the Portuguese, and even the Japanese themselves identifying Tokdo, Dokdo, Boussole, Liancourt Rocks, Hornet Rocks, Manalai and Olivutsn Rocks, Takeshima as Corean, Coreene, Chosen, Tiosionj, or Korean before and after 1905.
Hence from the very beginning of Japan's description of the two islands, any concept of Japanese soverignty over the two islands of Ullungdo 鬱陵島 (Dagelet Is.) and Tokdo 獨島 (Liancourt Rocks) is entirely absent.
www.kendo-world.com /forum/showthread.php?t=6168&page=5   (6200 words)

 AoG.2y.net -> Children's drawings in the subway!
It appears to be asking why they do not die and leave Korea's rocks alone.
Someone went and tattooed a gaint outline of Korea on the rocks.
I was about to write something snide, but perhaps these rocks contain valuable resources.
aog.2y.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=1550   (1404 words)

 dictionary - Disputes - international - less-contested
Rocks (Take-shima/Tok-do), occupied by South Korea since 1954; China and Taiwan dispute...
Rocks (Tok-do/Take-shima), occupied by South Korea since 1954
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 Special Report: Tokdo-Takeshima Island Dispute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Although Japan and the ROK have fishing agreements for the waters around the islands, this will not diminish either country’s claim to the territory in their own eyes.
comprise 34 rock islets, including the two most prominent, Tongdo and Sudo.
2.5 million years ago and are mainly composed of volcanic tuff and other volcanic rock.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Liancourt Rocks@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
also under its English name Liancourt Rocks, was clearly specified as among...
Consisting of tiny islets and rocks, it is also known as Liancourt Rocks.Copyright 2004, Kyodo World News Service All Rights Reserved
East Sea over the Liancourt Rocks, known as Takeshima...
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 The Korea Times : Maps, Documents Describe Tokto as Korea's Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Quelpart was the western name for Cheju Island at the time, while Port Hamilton referred to Komundo Island, Dagelet to Ullungdo, and the Liancourt Rocks to Tokto.
However, in his July 16 reply, Boggs said: ``It should be noted that while there is a Korean name for Dagelet, none exists for the Liancourt Rocks and they are not shown in maps made in Korea.''
``If it is decided to give them to Korea, it would be necessary only to add ``and Liancourt Rocks'' at the end of Art.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/200502/kt2005022716584610230.htm   (602 words)

 PORT CITY UNDERGROUND » A conflict of Different sorts, The Liancourt Rocks
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A conflict of Different sorts, The Liancourt Rocks
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Liancourt Rocks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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