How does it work ?

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

Kars central district

KarsAbbott 1842: 210 - 211 (Kars) (→ANT)

AtayurtAbbott 1842: 210 (Süutlú) [identification not certain]

Büyükaküzüm and/or KüçükaküzümAbbott 1842: 214 (Arghuzun)

HalefoğluAbbott 1842: 212 (Kilfoglu)

YılanlıAbbott 1842: 214 (Illanli)


Akyaka district

AkyakaAbbott 1842: 212 (Kizil Charchak)

ÇetindurakAbbott 1842: 214 (Bash Surijeh)

DuraklıAbbott 1842: 212 (Paldervan)

EsenyaylaAbbott 1842: 213 (Uzun, Klissia)

KalkankaleAbbott 1842: 213 (Tikness Kalessi)

KayaköprüAbbott 1842: 213 (Ergene) [identification not certain]

KürekdereAbbott 1842: 212 (Krekdereh)


Çıldır district

ÇıldırLynch 1901-2: 14 (Chaldir)


Digor district

DigorAbbott 1842: 216 (Digiole)

AlemAbbott 1842: 216 (Alem)

KozlucaAbbott 1842: 216 (Cosujah)

VarlıAbbott 1842: 216 (Zebné)

Yağlıca → Abbott 1842: 216 (Zechchi)


Kağızman district

KağızmanAbbott 1842: 212, 216, 217

GünindiAbbott 1842: 217 (Kess)


Sarıkamış district

HoşgeldiAbbott 1842: 218 (Zerap Khauch) [identification not certain]


other locations

Ani (ruins of -) →Abbott 1842: 214 - 216 (Anni)


Kars Province

Kars Province