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Geographical map, showing rivers, lakes, cities and towns. Relief shown by formlines and hachures. Prime meridian is Greenwich.
Expedition atlas. With 32 map sheets (comprising 2 geological profiles, 15 geographical maps by Gustav Kreitner, and 15 geological maps by Ludwig von Loczy), loose as issued in original cloth-backed printed boards (with title duplicated on upper cover), index to maps, color explanation to geological maps (sheet C. I), and 2 profiles. Published to accompany Szechenyi's three-volume account of his travels. From 1877 until 1880, Count Bela Szechenyi carried out an expedition to the Chinese-Tibetan mountain regions together with the geographer G. Kreitner and the geologist L. Loczy. After they had crossed China from Shanghai to Lanchow, they concentrated on the exploration of the Tibetan mountain ranges facing towards the Gobi desert. According to Yakushi the route included Suchow, Kumbum monastery, Sining, Hami, Turfan, Karashar, Eastern Tibet and Burma. Date is estimated. An edition in Hungarian was published at the same time under the title "Atlasz Grof Szechenyi Bela Kelet-Azsiai Utjahoz 1877-1880."