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Japan and (South) Korea

Please help me to identify the geographic differences between Japan and Korea (island focus), as well as their similarities.

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It is a fascinating time in your current studies what with your study of the geography of nations. Studying the geography of a country is essential as it impacts the culture and way of life of its people. When putting together an answer for this task, I suggest using this simple outline:

1. On similarities & main differences (geography) - 150 words
2. Focus on specific attributes of South Korea (150 words)
3. Focus on specific attributes of Japan (150 words)

This should give your 450 words which should cover what you need. Make sure to stick to their geography and, if you can, embed a map of the countries into your work. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know if you need further clarifications. All the best.

Japan & Korea: Similarities and Differences (Geography)

Japan and Korea are countries that lie in the North-Pacific coast of Asia. They straddle the separative junction between Eurasia and North America where Japan as an archipelago flanks one side of the Sea of Japan (or East Sea) and the Korean peninsula can be found on the Southwest, sharing the west flank of the Sea of Japan with Russia's Primorye Krai flanking the northern half. Here however, I will be focused on South Korea's primary geography only, excluding the North. Both countries are close to China, North Korea and Russia to the East. Japan is primarily stratovolcanic and lies from 24° to 46° north latitude and from 123° to ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of the geographic similarities and differences between Japan and Korea. A simple outline is suggested together with key information to get the student started. Resources are also included for further exploration of the topic.