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L'Asie, : Selon les nouvelles observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie des Sciences, etc. /

L'Asie, : Selon les nouvelles observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie des Sciences, etc. /

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Summary

Relief shown pictorially.
Insets maps: Kamchadka to Korea to Indo-China; Beijing, China to Yellow Sea.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Tartary, a vast country in the northern parts of Asia, bounded by Siberia on the north and west: this is called Great Tartary. The Tartars who lie south of Muscovy and Siberia, are those of Astracan, Circassia, and Dagistan, situated north-west of the Caspian-sea; the Calmuc Tartars, who lie between Siberia and the Caspian-sea; the Usbec Tartars and Moguls, who lie north of Persia and India; and lastly, those of Tibet, who lie north-west of China.

Ancient Maps from the Library of Congress. 13th -18th Century Maps.

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Date

01/01/1680
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Contributors

Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733.
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Library of Congress
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