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A Study of Geographical Location on Cultural Relics in Gongju, Korea: Using Geomorphological Analysis and GIS Analysis

  • Journal of the Association of Korean Geographers
  • Abbr : JAKG
  • 2016, 5(2), pp.143-154
  • Publisher : Association of Korean Geographers
  • Research Area : Social Science > Geography

Ae Jin Lee 1 PARK JIHOON 1

1공주대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

The objective of this study is to find out the geomorphological characteristics cultural relics in the Gongju area of Chungnam. For this, 84 relics (i.e.: tomb, fortress, Buddhist, and Confucian relics) for which quantitative analysis can be carried out on were extracted to carry out topographic analysis and GIS analysis. The results are as follows. Cultural relics in the Gongju area are located on the place where is less than 55m relief area. Especially, highest relief of fortress relics area is 55 m, and tomb, Buddhist, and Confucian relics are located at 25m relief area. Also, distance from all cultural relics to river of water available for use was about 1km. Buddhist relics have a high accessibility about the small scale river (1st-2nd river), tomb and Confucian relics are have high accessibility about medium scale river (3st-6nd river). Fortress relics are associated with large scale river (7st-8nd river). The results of this study will be used importantly as basic data for research in the future of cultural relics in the Gongju area.

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