G. V. Glinka's "Atlas Of The Asian Russia"
Material posted: Publication date: 29-11-2012

Atlas of Asian Russia, released in 1914, the Resettlement administration of the Chief administration of land management and agriculture, on the right is one of the first places among the highest achievements of Soviet cartography.

In the composition of the Atlas of 12 maps of the provinces and regions that contain detailed information on the types of land ownership and activities of the Resettlement administration, the plans of 14 cities, 15 reference and thematic maps of the Asian Russia. Index of geographical names in the Atlas includes about 10,000 names. "Atlas of the Asiatic Russia" has fixed the overall result of the agrarian reform — a sharp rise in agricultural production, transforming Russia into the largest exporter of wheat, flax, and animal products. A kind of explanation of the Atlas is a three-volume "Asian Russia", released in 1914, the Resettlement administration of the Chief administration of land management and agriculture. It describes the geographic, ethnographic, culturological peculiarities of the Asian part of Russia.

Year: 1914
Publisher: the Russian Empire, S.-Peterburgh, A. F. Marx

 

Tags: assessment , Russia , Central Asia