Geography: The Korean Peninsula. I. Peninsula. Korea is located on a peninsula that juts SOUTH from the Asian mainland with its tip pointing towards Japan. Mountains and the YALU river separate Korea from China. II. Mountains and Seas. Low but steep MOUNTAINS cover nearly 70 % of the land.
From early times, Koreans adapted and transformed Chinese TRADITIONS before passing them on to Japan.
Location: Japan consists of several thousands of islands
, of which Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku
are the four largest. Japan\'s closest neighbors are Korea,
Russia and China. The Sea of Japan separates
the Asian continent from the Japanese archipelago.
Over 100,000 dead!