Two maps from Mawangdui

R. R.C. De Crespigny*

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In December 1979, a group of geographers and cartographers from the Wuhan College of Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography, led by Professor LI Qingha, visited Australia. In commemoration of their visit to the Canberra office of the Division of National Mapping, they presented the maps of the Han dynasty found at Mawangdul in December 1973. The following article presents a description of the maps, with comments on their place In the development of Chinese map-making and their significance in the history of their time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-222
Number of pages12
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1980


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