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  • Dokdo Has Been Korean Territory Since Ancient Times

Dokdo Has Been Korean Territory Since Ancient Times

“Dokdo Has Been Korean Territory Since Ancient Times” MinkukIlbo (Daily Minkuk)
(1962, Korea [Verbal evidence from fisherman Kim Yun-sam])

〔Translation〕

On a clear day the island (Dokdo) is dimly visible in the sea to the east of this land (Ulleungdo).

That island is called ‘Dolseom,’ literally meaning ‘stone island.’ (Dolseom is a nickname of Dokdo)

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