The Corps of Military Topographers of the Russian Empire - Postnikov, Alexey
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In 1797 His Imperial Majesty's Depot of Maps was established as the military as well as state archive of maps and plans. In Russia this is regarded as the official beginning of the state's military topography service. By this time the Russian military and topographical service was making use of a small, but very competent number of officer-aristocrat recruits, refugees from the French revolutionary 'Terror' of 1793, from whom the greatest role was played subsequently by Colonel Dupen de Montesson who had compiled and translated into Russian his own instructions on military surveys, based on…mehr

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In 1797 His Imperial Majesty's Depot of Maps was established as the military as well as state archive of maps and plans. In Russia this is regarded as the official beginning of the state's military topography service. By this time the Russian military and topographical service was making use of a small, but very competent number of officer-aristocrat recruits, refugees from the French revolutionary 'Terror' of 1793, from whom the greatest role was played subsequently by Colonel Dupen de Montesson who had compiled and translated into Russian his own instructions on military surveys, based on those which had been used by the French Royal engineer-geographers.
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  • Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 164
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. Juli 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 220mm x 150mm x 10mm
  • Gewicht: 262g
  • ISBN-13: 9786139824830
  • ISBN-10: 6139824834
  • Artikelnr.: 53457069
Autorenporträt
Postnikov, Alexey
Alexey Postnikov is a known expert on the History of Science, with emphasis on the geography and cartography of Russia and nearby countries in XVII - XX c. His studies in the History of Science, are important research tools for geographers who deal with studies of historical changes in nature and society. He published 285 works, 24 books including