The Imperiia Project: a spatial history of the Russian Empire


Russia was an empire of rivers, many of which flowed through town centers like graceful arteries. Bridges spanned them every so often. We have catalogued those that were named and left the door open to other built and unbuilt forms of river-crossing. 

Click on the placemarks to read the entries, or use the network graph below: when you click on a dot, all other tags attached to that place will appear. By clicking and dragging the dots, you can find unexpected (and expected) connections between places. 

Sites noted on maps & plans are represented by green dots. Sites noted in the main text are represented by orange dots. Red dots represent tags.

To make the related dots disappear, just click again on the original dot.

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