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April 10th, 2014
U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Specifies Dokdo as Korean Territory

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) of the United States designated the Dokdo Islands as a part of the territory of Korea. What is drawing attention is the fact that it used all of the names of the island region to recognize the sovereignty of Korea on its official website. Specifically, a total of eight designations are in use to refer to the region — Dokdo Island, Dok-do, Tokdo, Tokto, Takeshima, Take-shima, Liancourt Rocks, and Hornet Islands. On the website, the region is located at 37 degrees, 15 minutes north latitude and 131 degrees, 52 minutes east longitude and the position can be seen on Google Maps. Read More