Kara-Khoja Placename Database

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We combined Planskizze von Idikutschari and the expedition report made by Albert Grünwedel to recreate the gazetteer and the map index on the Web. [Read more..]

Purpose

We extracted placenames from Planskizze von Idikutschari and expedition reports made by Albert Grünwedel so that we can search placenames recorded by him. We found that the placenames on the map are not comprehensive, so we are adding placenames which are not recorded in the map. In addition, we found that the map of Grünwedel is suffered from various distortions, so we use Mappinning to fid the actual location of placenames.

Member

Concept Design / System Development Asanobu KITAMOTO National Institute of Informatics
Historical Criticism / Data Management Yoko Nishimura Toyo University

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