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28 June 2006

Newest GIS data sets from "OWTRAD Dromographic Digital Data Archives (ODDDA)"

The Asia & the Middle East section of the "OWTRAD Dromographic Digital Data Archives (ODDDA)" now publishes two new
GIS data sets, namely:

  • tmcCNm1850.html Yunnan, China, Laos, Burma, and Vietnam circa 1850 CE, 'Tea' routes
    [36 routes' segments; Src: Beijing Portal 2004a; georeferenced]

  • tmcCNm0620.html Tibet, Sichuan and Yunnan, 620 CE-1940 CE - 'Tea and Horse' routes
    [71 routes' segments; Src: CRI 2006; georeferenced]

  • The Archives also publish an extended (in Jun 2006) edition of the data set

  • tmcCNm1500.html China, 1368 CE-1644 CE, Imperial courier (I-chan) routes
    [468 routes' segments; Src: Hoshi 1971 and Elvin 1982; georeferenced]

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