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Life on Dokdo

Dokdo consists of forest land, land lots, and land for other use. Currently a coast guard residence, residents’ living quarters, docking facilities, and a staffed lighthouse are in use.

Seodo : Read more

    Residents’ Living Quarters
  • Extension constructed in August 2011 (2 Residents and 2 Ulleung-gun Office staff members reside here)
  • Area: 373m²
  • 2 Water generators (4 tons/day)
  • 2 Diesel generators (50kw)
    Drinking Facilities
  • Water well stores up to 1 ton/day Able to store up to 3 tons
    Hiking Trail
  • 550m (breadth: 0.6~0.8m)

Dongdo : Read more

    Docking Facilities
  • Construction completed in November 1997
  • Accommodates vessels weighing up to 500 tons
  • Length: 80m, Area: 1,945m²
    Dokdo Lighthouse
  • First built in August 1954
  • Extension constructed in December 1998
  • Transitioned into a staffed lighthouse in December 1998 (3 watchmen)
  • Area: 161m², Height: 15m
  • Distance of light source: 25 miles
  • 2 Diesel generators (75kw)
  • 1 Solar Power generator (15kw)
    Satellite Antenna
  • Installed in June 2000
  • 2 Satellite Internet Stations
    Coast Guard Station
  • Extension constructed in August 1997 (30 employees)
  • 1 Residence building: 658m²
  • Drinking well (27 tons/day)
  • 1 Heliport: 400m²
  • 1 Cable car: 300m² (1.5 ton) (From docking facility to coast guard residence)
  • Sea water purification facilities
    Hiking Trail
  • 796m (breadth: 0.8~1m)

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