Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian EmpireMain MenuAboutDashboardsData CatalogMapStoriesGalleriesGamesWho said history was boring?Map ShelfTeach Our ContentCiting the ProjectKelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5The Imperiia Project // Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Peter I begins ordering maps
12019-04-09T03:17:22-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f591plain2019-04-09T03:17:23-04:0001/01/1696Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5In 1696, Tsar Peter I began commissioning maps. Peter was a man of extremes. He did not start by commissioning a single map, or even just a map of Moscow. No. He wanted a systematic mapping of all of Siberia. He commissioned Semen Ul'ianovich Remezov to do it.
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