Geography

Yi Hoe & Kwon Kun Korean Map


This 1470 copy is considered to be the oldest East Asian topographic map. Shows the outline of Africa and the Arabian peninsula, with India associated with the Chinese continent. On the right note the Korean peninsula and the Japanese islands.

The west direction is at the top of the map. Features the original size of 164x171.8cm and is at Ryukoku University Library, Kyoto.