Suggested citation format:
Ciolek, T. Matthew (ed.). 1999 - present. Georeferenced historical transport/travel/communication nodes - Old World. OWTRAD Dromographic Digital Data Archives (ODDDA). Old World Trade Routes (OWTRAD) Project.
Canberra: www.ciolek.com - Asia Pacific Research Online.
OWTRAD Dromographic Digital Data Archives
Dr T. Matthew Ciolek,
Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies,
Georeferenced historical transport/travel/communication
nodes - Old World
Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
Document created: 7 Jul 1999. Last updated: 3 Dec 2006
This document catalogs and archives data sets about historical transport/travel/communication nodes. These geo- and chrono-referenced data have been constructed as a part of the
Old World Trade Routes (OWTRAD) project.
NOTE: Researchers wishing to publish at this address their own data sets
describing communication and transport networks world-wide are warmly invited to contact the site's editor.
|| OWTRAD Home Page
|| Notation System
|| Catalogue of Caravanserais/Khans
|| Trade Routes' Glossary
|| Sources and Bibliography
|| ODDDA Home Page
Series 1 - Routes:
|| Asia & the Middle East
Series 2 - Significant Nodes:
|| Old World ||
Be sure to check back frequently for updates/corrections and new datasets
Individual OWTRAD data sets (geospatial and chronological indentification of NODES) which are listed below follow exact specifications of the OWTRAD Notation System, a tool for digitization of information extracted from sources containing text and/or graphics.
Please also note that
the filenames below (e.g. tmc-nodes-RHSE.html, or 'tmc-nodes-MRKT.html') observe the following convention:
(a) author's three initials [e.g. "tmc"]
(b) thematic layer code [e.g. "RHSE"]
(e) type of online file [e.g. "html"]
- tmc-nodes-HALT.html Old World, 500 BCE-2000 CE, significant nodes: Caravan halting places
[143 nodes' records; Src: www.satelliteviews.net 2006; georeferenced; also available in Google Earth/KML format]
- tmc-nodes-RHSE.html Old World, 500 BCE-2000 CE, significant nodes: Funduks/fondacos/residential loggias, hospices/inns, and caravanserais/khans
[705 nodes' records; Src: several sources; georeferenced; also available in Google Earth/KML format]
- [further data sets will be published here ...]
Maintainer: Dr T. Matthew Ciolek (email@example.com)
Copyright (c) 1999 - present by T. Matthew
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