USA HISTORY

POST WAR WORLD 1946 1959

KOREAS PARTITION

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What type of landform do the two Koreas make?
A
Mountain
B
Peninsula
C
Island
D
Plateau
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -The southern and western parts of the peninsula have well-developed plains, while the eastern and northern parts are mountainous. The highest mountain in Korea, Mount Paektu or Paektusan (2, 744 m or 9, 003 ft), stands on the border with China.

Detailed explanation-2: -Nearly 70 percent of the Korean Peninsula is covered by mountains and hills. Located mostly in the southern and western regions, these hills give way gradually to increasingly higher mountains toward the eastern and the northern end.

Detailed explanation-3: -Answer and Explanation: Together, North and South Korea form a peninsula. In fact, this particular peninsula is called the Korean Peninsula.

Detailed explanation-4: -The Yalu and Tumen rivers form the border between North Korea and China. Japan is located just east of the Korean Peninsula across the Korean Strait. The Korean Peninsula is now split between South Korea and North Korea. The capital city of North Korea is Pyongyang, and Seoul is the capital of South Korea.

Detailed explanation-5: -The Korean Peninsula is called Hanbando (, ) in the South and Chos┼Ćn Bando (, ) in the North.

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