KAMIMURA, lecturer, faculty of Mongolian studies, Tokyo University of
Foreign Studies launched an innovative website on old Mongolian
manuscripts maps in cooperation with the state archive of Mongolia. It contains 16 precious maps which are stored at the state archive for
academic use. The oldest map was estimated being made in 1803-1805.
feature of this web site is that you can find manuscripts written on
those maps by an advanced search function. All content of the maps has been indexed and easily accessible with the advanced search function.
instance, if you type, "erdeni"(transcription of Mongol bichig as
"erdene"), you get 24 search results and it says "erdeni" is written on
4 different maps. Then, it indicates where the search words are found
on the specific places of the maps. Also, you can add search conditions
among 20 items.
hopes this web site helps progress on study of Mongolian history and
many other related disciplines. Not only for the academic use, it is
also beautiful and interesting to appreciate.