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The islands are a group of small islets. The sovereignty over the islets is still disputed beyond South Korea and Japan. The group consists of two volcanic main island and 35 smaller rocks. The highest unnamed point is 169 metres above sealevel on the west island.

The islands are known as Dokdo (Korea) and Takeshima (Japan). The islands are currently under South Korean control and are also known as Liancourt Rocks, a third name used by the international community in place of Dokdo and Takeshima.

 

 Liancourt Rocks Dokdo Takeshime Islands stamp timbre Briefma francobolli issued 1954  Korea South

Korea South 1954, Dokdo.
The 2 and 5 value stamp depict a natural sea arch.

 

 Liancourt Rocks Dokdo Takeshime Islands stamp timbre Briefma francobolli issued 2004 Korea South

Korea South 2004, Dokdo.
One stamp depicts a natural sea arch.

 

 Liancourt Rocks Dokdo Takeshime Islands stamp timbre Briefma francobolli issued 2004 Korea North

Korea North 2004, Dokdo.
The 12 value stamp depicts a natural sea arch.
(existing perforated and imperforated)

 

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