Biosphere Reserve Information

Republic of Korea

Mount Sorak

1982

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Mount Sorak is situated on the east coast of the Korean Peninsula in the Taebaek Mountain range, which is composed of dissected granite and gneiss, with rocky hills and ridges. Mount Sorak is the third highest mountain in the country, with the main peak (Daechung) at 1,708 meters above sea level.

Administrative Authorities

Korea National Park Service, Sokcho-si, Inje-gun, Goseong-gun, Yangyang-gun

Contact

Contact Address

Telephone

Korea National Park Service, 144 Taeyoung Bldg. 9th floor, Mapo-dearo, Mapo-gu, 04212 Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

(+82) 232792977

Fax

N/A

E-mail

Location

Latitude

37°51'37"N - 38°17'37"N

Longitude

128°12'46"E - 128°35'01"E

Area (hectares)

Surface Area

76,749

Core Area

14,992

Buffer Area

22,312

Transition Area

39,445

Map

Last updated: 2015

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