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19th century sources

website of Jelle Verheij, historian

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Sketch with yearly migration routes of (semi)nomadic Kurdish tribes in the area south of Lake Van*



*original title: "Alikan tribe and tribes moving in the surroundings of Lake Van"

source: unknown Turkish report or study, probably from 1960s or 1970s

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