3.4 Transportation and Telecommunications
Geography of Korea: III. Production and Consumer Space > 4. Transportation and Telecommunications
4. Transportation and Telecommunications: Balanced Regional Development and Development of a Spatial Division of Labor
A country’s transportation and communications networks may be likened to its nervous system; they ensure that all aspects of our society move along smoothly. But with advances in transportation and communications have come changes in our conceptualization of size and distance, as the faraway becomes near and a vast region comes to seem smaller. These changes in turn carry with them economic, social, and cultural ramifications.