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On this page you will find direct links to digitalized travel books for the listed places, categorized per modern Turkish district (ilçe)

by example:

Ovaçevirme →Lynch 1901-2: 256 (Chevermeh)

Ovaçevirme = is the Turkish modern name.

Lynch 1901 = is the name of the travel report where this name can be found. If the text is blue, is it is linked to a title description.

256 = the page number. If the number is blue it links to a page in one of the digital book repositories (archive.org, openlibary.org or hathitrust.org, jstor) or to a reproduction of the text on this website with geographical annotations.

(Chevermeh) the original name used by the author

(→ANT) links to a list of geographical annotations for this title.

It is much appreciated if you report broken links

Geographical Index on 19th century travel reports

website of Jelle Verheij, historian

Adana central district

AdanaBrant 1841: 359 (Adanah) [not visited by author] →Rassam 1897 (→ANT): 239 (Adana) →Barkley 1891: 182 (Adana) (→ANT) →Maunsell 1904: 117-119 (Adana)


Ceyhan district

YilankaleBarkley 1891: 193 (Yilan Kalé) (→ANT)


Karataş district

Karataş Maunsell 1904: 95-96 (Karatash)


Kozan district

Kozan Maunsell 1904: 123 (Sis)


Saimbeyli district

Saimbeyli →Maunsell 1904: 124 (Hajin)


Toprakkale district

Toprakkale Barkley 1891: 199 (Toprak Kalé)


Yüreğir district

Yakapınar Barkley 1891 (→ANT): 186 (Messis)












Adana Province

Adana Province