Borodovsky Leonid( cartographer and explorer)
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Biography Borodovsky Leonid
(1870 - 1906). Served as an officer in eastern Siberia, made several trips to the edge of the Ussuri, the south-eastern Mongolia, Korea, China, Japan and East Turkestan, participated in the expedition of Colonel Putyata in southern Khingan. Later he served in the Ministry of Finance. In 1900, Mr.. committed to trade and scientific purpose of a trip to Kashgar. Drafted by a map of Manchuria withstood several publications, in addition, they issued a series of maps relating to the Far East, as well as the map of China, applied to the Russian edition of Parker's work, "China". In the 82-volume "Encyclopedic Dictionary" Brockhaus-Efron wrote the Department of Geography. Major works Borodovsky: "Materials on Khingan expedition" (Vladivostok, 1890), "On the eastern margins of Asia", "The Way from Osh to Kashgar.