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The Seoraksan, also known as Mt. Sorak, is after the Hallasan (1'950 m), Jirisan (1'915 m) and the Panya-bong (1'728 m) the fourth highest mountain range in South Korea and considered as one of the three main mountains in South Korea. The Seoraksan stretches over an area of 373 square kilometres and its highest summit is known as Daechongbong Peak (1'708 m).

 

mountainstamp.com Korea south Seoraksan Madeungryong Pass mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1972

Korea South 1972, Seoraksan Nationalpark
Madeungryong mountain pass.

 

mountainstamp.com Korea south Seoraksan Madeungryong Pass mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1972

Korea South 1973, Kejo-am temple.
The Kejo-am temple was built by Jajang Yulsa, a Buddhist priest, in the ninth year of Queen Sondok of Silla (1'300 years ago), in a cave at the foot of a towering rocky peak named Mt. Ulsanbawi.

 

Korea South 1980 Soraksan stamp

Korea South 1980, Seoraksan.

 

Ghana 1991, Seoraksan.

 

Korea Seoraksan stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued 1994 by Nicaragua

Nicaragua 1994, Seoraksan.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Philakorea 1994".

 

Nicaragua 1994, Seoraksan.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "Philakorea 1994".
Chonbuldong Valley in Seoraksan National Park.  

 

Nicaragua 1994 Mirukpong and Pisòndae.
The stamp was issued in the series "Philakorea 1994".

The Biseondae are giant rock pillars that stand at the entrance to the Cheonbuldong Valley in outer Seoraksan Mountain. The rock cliffs are quite beautiful with the zigzagging water flowing down their wide flat face, forming waterfalls during the rainy season. The area was named Biseondae because it is said that the waterfalls cascading down the series of rocks looks like the lower ends of an angel's robes flapping in the wind, and because it is believed that angels ascended to the sky from that location. The rocks are one of the most popular attractions at Seoraksan Mountain, with the many small waterfalls formed through the zigzagging streams of Cheongbuldong Valley (source; www.korea.net).  

 

mountainstamp.com Korea south Seoraksan mountain stamp 2000

Korea South 2000
Dinosaur ridge (Gongryong Ridge) of the Seoraksan in the background.
The stamp was issued in the Millenium-series.

 

mountainstamp.com Korea south Seoraksan mountain stamp 2002

Korea South 2002, Seoraksan, Mt. Ulsanbawi 873 m.  

 

mountainstamp.com Korea south Seoraksan mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 2006

Korea South 2006, Seoraksan.

1) Daecheongbong 1’708 m
2) Sibiseonnyeotang Valley
3) Biseondae Janggunbong Peak 1’568 m
4) Ulsanbawi Rocks 873 m 

Ulsanbawi Rocks are another attraction at Seoraksan Mountain. The rocky outcrop is on the northern side of Seoraksan and consists of 30 gorgeous granite peaks stretching 4 kilometers. The highest of Ulsanbawi Rocks tops out at 873 meters and the steep peaks unfold like a screen, creating a grand view of Mother Nature. 

mountainstamp.com Korea south Seoraksan mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 2012

Korea South 2012
Dinosaur ridge (Gongryong Ridge) of the Seoraksan.
The stamp was issued in the series "Fascinating Tourist Destinations in Korea".

The Dinosaur ridge that leads from Madeungnyeong Ridge to Muneomi Hill is the representative ridge of the Mt. Seoraksan that runs from north to south, splitting the mountain into Oe Seorak (outer Seorak) and Nae Seorak (inner Seorak).  

 

Micronesia 2014, Seoraksan.
The stamp was issued in the series "Philakorea 2014 World Stamp Exhibition".

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