South Korea

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South Korea covers nearly 39,000 square miles and is bordered by the Yellow Sea to the west, the East Sea to the east, and the East China Sea to the south. Most surfing in South Korea takes place on Jeju, a lava reef and beachbreak-fringed semi-tropical island about 60 miles off the mainland's southern coast. The northeastern coast of South Korea is also surfed somewhat regularly, with the most po...

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