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Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai


Esther Jacobson-Tepfer, James E. Meacham, Gary Tepfer
ESRI Press, 2010

The Altai Mountains constitute one of the richest archaeological regions in Eurasia. Monumental standing stones, burial mounds, Turkic image stones, khirigsuur, and rock art are abundant throughout this remote region.

With explanatory texts, compelling photography, and data-rich maps, this atlas presents the first major publication to explore the interrelationships between archaeology and landscape in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.

The atlas is the culmination of 15 years of field research, and is complimented by an interactive website.


2010, AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography. Association of American Geographers.

2010, Cartography and Geographic Information Society 38th Map Design Competition Book/Atlas category Honorable Mention.