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Photographic reduction of a Chinese map of the Upper Oxus region with autograph transcriptions by Julius Klaproth, to whom it belonged
- Yule, Henry, Sir, 1820-1889
- London : published for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, by J. Murray, Albemarle Street, 1872.
- "Names of places in Chinese Characters omitted." Reproduction of inaccurate Chinese map from Klaproth's collection. The companion article focus on the erroneous geographic information of this map regarding to place name and location, and of previous sources taken from reports of apocryphal travels used when mapping this area. The source of the Upper Oxus River [Amu Darya] framed the boundary of Russia and the British dependencies in the East, making the correction to the geographical information was important for the future Anglo-Russian boundary agreement. Mountains, rivers, lakes, roads, and settlements are shown. Shows longitude west from Peking [Beijing]. Relief shown pictorially. From: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 42 (1872), pp. 438-513; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J687 v.42 1872
- Asia, Central
- Asia, Central—Historical geography—Maps, Cartography—Asia, Amu Darya—Maps, Asia, Central—Maps, and Thematic maps
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- G7406.B7 1872 .R6
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