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Map [Route map of Rockhill's explorations in Mongolia and Tibet 1891-1892]. Explorations in Mongolia and Tibet / Meng Zang lü xing tu

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Title

  • [Route map of Rockhill's explorations in Mongolia and Tibet 1891-1892].

Other Title

  • Explorations in Mongolia and Tibet
  • Meng Zang lü xing tu

Names

  • Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914.

Created / Published

  • [1891-1892]

Headings

  • -  Inner Mongolia (China)--Discovery and exploration--Maps
  • -  Tibet Autonomous Region (China)--Discovery and exploration--Maps
  • -  China--Inner Mongolia
  • -  China--Tibet Autonomous Region

Genre

  • Manuscript maps
  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Shows mountains, rivers, lakes, cities, towns, villages, and the Great Wall along Rockhill's travel routes in Mongolia and Tibet.
  • -  Covers Rockhill's expedition route from Zhangjiakou, passing through Inner Mongolia, Lanzhou, Qinghai to enter Tibet, and reach final destination of Xikangbatang.
  • -  Relief shown by form lines and spot heights.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  This map was prepared for "Meng Zang lü xing tu" published by Smithsonian Institute.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Gift; W.W. Rockhill; 1904.
  • -  Prev. call#: G7891.S12 1892 .T Vault.

Medium

  • 1 ms. map on 6 sheets : col. ; sheet 74 x 57 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7823.I5S12 1891 .R6

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2005629017

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Rockhill, William Woodville. Route map of Rockhill's explorations in Mongolia and Tibet -1892. [to 1892, 1891] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2005629017/.

APA citation style:

Rockhill, W. W. (1891) Route map of Rockhill's explorations in Mongolia and Tibet -1892. [to 1892] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005629017/.

MLA citation style:

Rockhill, William Woodville. Route map of Rockhill's explorations in Mongolia and Tibet -1892. [to 1892, 1891] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2005629017/>.