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Przhevalsky Mountain (1896)

Przhevalsky Mountain 1896

This map of a mountainous area in southeastern Xinjiang can be found in appendix to the third volume of Труды тибетской экспедиции 1889-1890 гг. подъ начальствомъ М. В. Певцова [Works of the Tibetan expeditions 1889–1890 under the leadership of M. V. Pevtsov] edited by M. V. Pevtsov and published in 1896.

It is a pencil-sketch map of an area south of Altyn Tagh, between Kolumba Mountain depicted to the north of the map and Przhevalsky Mountain to the south. The latter mountain ridge was named after former Tibetan Expedition leader Przhevalsky who after his death was succeeded by the current Expedition leader M. V. Pevtsov. There are markings for points of astronomical measurement and gold mines, as well as Roborovski’s travel route.

Five other maps are appended to this volume illustrating areas around the Cherchen oasis, Keriya River, Altyn Tagh, Konche River and Bagrash-Kul Lake.

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See also:

The Cherchen oasis (1896)
Map of the Cherchen oasis 1896
Bagrash-Kul Lake (1896)
Map of Bagrash-Kul Lake 1896
Altyn Tagh & the Cherchen River (1896)
Altyn Tagh & the Cherchen River 1896
Keriya River (1896)
Map of Keriya River 1896
Konche River (1896)
Konche River 1896