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There is a large island to the northeast of the island (*Utsuryo Island (Ulleungdo)) we are visiting. While staying here, finally we saw this island twice. According to a person who knows this island well, it is named Usando. We didn't have a chance to actually visit the island, but we heard it would take about one day to go there.
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Usando and Utsuryo Island (Ulleungdo) look like different islands, but some say they are one island (the same island). Are they two islands or one island?

Document title Article on Takeshima
Date created (Western calendar) 1882
Date created (Japanese era) Meiji 15
Author(s) / Editor(s) Tsunemon OCHI
Publisher Tsushima Domain
Name of publication
Content A book concerning the Takeshima Case compiled by the Tsushima Domain in 1726. It makes no mention of Matsushima (present-day Takeshima) in diplomatic negotiations between Japan and Chōsen (Joseon). It also records the statement by Ahn Yong-bok that the island located northeast of Utsuryo Island (Ulleungdo) is Usan-do. Takeshima is located to the southeast of Utsuryo Island (Ulleungdo), and this therefore contradicts the claim by South Korea of that Usando is Takeshima.
Language Japanese
Public access Open
Repository National Archives of JapanNew Window
Medium Paper
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Reference No. T1882000000101
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