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In Pinyin Peng·hu
An island group in Taiwan Strait between the western coast of Taiwan and mainland China. The name, meaning “fishermen's islands,” was given to the group by the Portuguese in the 1500s. Ceded to Japan in 1895 and returned to China after World War II, the islands have been administered by Taiwan since 1949.
Formosa and the Pescadores were ceded to Japan by China after the war of 1894-1895, and the southern half of Sakhalinthe part south of 500 N.was added to Japan by cession from Russia in 1905.
Coast-line.The following table shows the numbers, the lengths of coast-line, and the areas of the various groups of islands, only those being indicated that have a coast-line of at least I ri (23/4 m.), or that, though smaller, are inhabited; except in the case of Formosa and the Pescadores, where the whole numbers are given Length of Area Number.
7 12832Not surveyed Pescadores (Hoko-tO) -.
The island of Formosa must have been known from a very early date to the Chinese who were established in the Pescadores.