The Korean Peninsula
Hallasan 1'950 m

The Hallasan is one of the Korea’s three most sacred mountains.

It is located on the southernmost island (Jeju-do) of South Korea. It rises 1'950 m above sea level, making it the tallest mountain in South Korea. The island contains the Natural World Heritage Site "Jeju Volcanic Islands and Lava Tubes".

It is with Seoraksan (1'708 m) and Jirisan (1'915 m) considered as one of the three main mountains in South Korea.

 

Korea South 1972 South Chonjiyon Falls Cheju do Hallasan volcano stamp

Korea South 1964, Cheonjeyeon Falls and Mt. Hallasan in the background.
(the stamp is existing imperforated from souvenirsheet, please see below)

 

Korea South 1964 South Chonjiyon Falls Cheju do Hallasan volcano Souvenirsheet

Korea South 1964, Cheonjeyeon Falls souvenirsheet.
The left stamp is showing Piwon (Secret Garden), which is located behind the Ch'angdokkung Palace, Soul.

 

Korea South 1972 Hallasan volcano crater lake Paengnokdam stamp

Korea South 1972, Hallasan volcano crater lake Paengnokdam.

 

Korea South 1973 Hallasan volcano mountain stamp

Korea South 1973, Hallasan volcano.

 

Korea South 2002 Hallasan volcano crater lake Paengnokdam stamp

Korea South 2004, Hallasan and crater lake Paengnokdam.

 

Korea South 2004, Hallasan.

 

Korea South 2006 Hallasan volcano crater lake Paengnokdam stamp

Korea South 2006, Hallasan and crater lake Paengnokdam.

 

Korea South 2009, World Heritage Site Jeju Volcanic Islands and Lava Tubes.
The illustration of the sheet is showing the Paengnokdam crater lake on the top of Hallasan volcano and the Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise peak), which is situated at the eastern end of Jejudo Island.

 

 

Korea South Hallasan volcano stamp

Korea South 2013, Paengnokdam crater lake on the of Hallasan volcano.
The stamp was issued in the series "Natural beauty and Historic Interest".

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