Umyeon-dong

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Umyeon-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationUmyeon-dong
 • McCune–ReischauerUmyŏn-tong
KintraSooth Korea

Umyeon-dong is a dong, neebourheid o Seocho-gu in Seoul, Sooth Korea. It is a legal dong (법정동) admeenistered unner its admeenistrative dong (행정동), Yangjae 1-dong. The first syllable o the name is derivit frae Umyeonsan, or Mt. Umyeon due tae the geographical featur o the aurie haes the muntain.[1]

Munt Umyeon-san[eedit | eedit soorce]

The muntain peak o Umyeon-San is locatit approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) sooth o Seoul, an aboot 5 km (3.1 mi) northeast o Gwanaksan. Satelliteviews.net leets the peak elevation as "313",[2] while Google Earth shows the maximum elevation at 280 m (920 ft), athin a populatit aurie.

Floods an landmines[eedit | eedit soorce]

Durin the 2011 Seoul floods, a landslide on a unstable slope o Munt Umyeon destroyed a apairtment row, killin 17 fowk an mey hae buriet aboot ten landmines droppit on the muntainsides durin the Korean War.[3]

Attraction[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "우면동 (Umyeon-dong 牛眠洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-19.
  2. Geocode, Google Maps. "Umyeon-san, South Korea". SatelliteViews.net. Mountain. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  3. Song, Sang-ho (July 28, 2011). "Military searches for stray landmines". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 31 July 2011.

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