Gangwon

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Gangwon

or

Kangwon

(gäng`wŭn`), province (1995 pop. 1,466,794), N South Korea. ChuncheonChuncheon
or Chunchon
, city (1993 pop. 179,372), capital of Gangwon (Kangwon) prov., N South Korea. It is an important market town and rice-processing center with rail and road links to Seoul.
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 is the capital. The 38th parallel that divided Korea after World War II ran through Gangwon, but after the Korean War truce of 1953 much of the province returned from North to South Korean rule. Mining (iron, coal, tungsten, fluorite), farming, and fishing are chief economic activities in the province.
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Implementing agency : Kangwondo Industrial Economic Promotion Foundation
(3) College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chunchon, Kangwondo, Korea
In Korea, collections were made in Hongchon (37.5 and 38[degrees]N latitude by 127.5 and 128[degrees]E longitude), Kangwondo and at Mt.
In the east coast of Korea, this species is mainly found in fine sand in the subtidal zone of Jumunjin, Kangwondo, Korea (Yoo 1976, Kwon et al.
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(*.) Department of Economics, Hallym University, Okehon-dong 1 Ga, Chunchon Kangwondo 200-702, South Korea; E-mail hshuh@hallym.ac.kr.