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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

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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

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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]


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See an aw

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

Freemit airtins

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