Monday, January 5, 2015

Map of the Mouth of the Amu Darya River 1881

Illustration : 'Bouches de L'Amou - Daria.' Amu Darya River Mouth Jacques Elisee Reclus 1881


Plate from 'Nouvelle Geographie Universelle La Terre et les Hommes VI : L' Asie Russe' by Jacques Elisee Reclus published in Paris by Hachette &; Cie. 1881 of the Khwarezm Oasis in Uzbekistan. Jacques Elisee Reclus was a renowned French geographer, writer and anarchist. He produced his 19-volume masterwork La Nouvelle Geographie universelle. la terre et les hommes ('Universal Geography'). Over a period of nearly 20 years (1875-1894).