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Place descriptions and routes in the provinces of Adana, Erzurum, Haleb, Mamuretülaziz, Diyarbekir and Bitlis around 1900
source: Lieut.-Colonel F.R. Maunsell, - Middle Euphrates Valley. Country from the Gulf of Alexandretta towards Erzerum and Bitlis. Compiled for the Intelligence Department, War office. 1904
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Red coloured place names: Click to see the original place description by Maunsell
Some 19th century maps, from travel reports and archival sources
Sketch map of Van showing neighborhoods, foreign consulates and “principal houses held and fortified” by Armenian revolutionaries during the revolt in the Summer of 1896.
Drawn by British Vice-Consul in Van at the time, Major Williams (archival document, UK National Archives)
Sketch map of yearly migration routes of (semi)nomadic Kurdish tribes in the area south of Lake Van.
Source: Unknown Turkish report, 1960s or 1970s
Diyarbekir and vicinity
Pre 1914 British military map (UK National Archives, London) of Diyarbakır and surroundings.
Source: Lieut.-Colonel F.R. Maunsell, - War office. 1904
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