chapter  11
10 Pages

Jeju: South Korea’s Premier Island Geotourism Destination

ByK. S. Woo, Y. K. Sohn, L. M. King

This chapter describes the volcanic origins of Jeju Island and its principal geotourism attractions – Mt Hallasan, Seongsan Ilchulbong tuff cone, Sangumburi crater, Sanbangsan lava dome, Yongmeori coast, and Manjang Cave (belonging to the Geomunoreum lava tube system). It then introduces the reader to tourism on the island and reflects on the current status and future of geotourism to Jeju Island.