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Map of Japan's Oki IslandsEarly Japanese Records of Takeshima - Part Two Report on Oki Island In 1667, a Japanese official, Saito Hosen recorded Oki Islands as the northwestern limit of Japan. Read how Japanese have wrongly interpreted this document. In reality, Oki Islands were quoted as the Northwestern limit of Japan.
Dokdo in the 20th CenturyDokdo and the Early 20th Century – Japanese Territorial Perceptions If Dokdo Island was an inherent part of Japan why did they consistently list the island as part of Korea's Gangwan Province? See how those Japanese who visited Dokdo - Takeshima actually thought the island was part of Korea.