The Imperiia Project: a spatial history of the Russian Empire

mountains & hills

Rises and slopes, vantage points and protective barriers: while most Russian towns have moderate elevation profiles, in some cases hills (and even mountains) shape urban space. Often in interesting ways.

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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