DEVOTEES OF CENTRAL ASIA: P.P. SEMENOV-TYAN-SHANSKY AND CH. CH. VALIKHANOV

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List of sections: 
General history (of the relevant period)
Mounth / Year: 
2016, February
Issue of the journal: 
8
Pages: 
13-15
Type of the article: 
Scientific article
Abstract: 

Pyotr Petrovich Semenov-Tyan-Shansky was a scientist-geographer, statistician, botanist and entomologist. The result of his trip to the Tien Shan in 1856-1857 was an important discovery about the origins of the mountains. He was the initiator of many expeditions to the Central Asia. Chokan Chingisovich Valikhanov was a traveler, geographer, historian, ethnographer, folklorist, researcher of history and culture of nations inhabiting Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

Keywords: 
Semenov-Tyan-Shansky, Chokan Valikhanov, Gasfort, Tien Shan, Central Asia, Trans-Ili Alatau.
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