Photographs were taken by John Gollings in March-April 2005 as part of the Kashgar Project. The Emin Minaret is also known as the Sugong Pagoda. At 44 metres high, it is the tallest minaret in China.
The Kashgar Project brings together teams from the Monash Asia Institute and Urumqi Normal University in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, in an international research collaboration to document, measure, and define the most significant cultural monuments and spaces of Kashgar. The Monash Asia Institute and Urumqi Normal University teams are working with the support of the Department of Tourism, Government of Xinjiang and the Department of Foreign Relations, Kashgar. For the purposes of this collection, Kasghar is defined as the modern and ancient city and the eleven countries that currently form the greater region of "Kasghar".
All images within the collection have been converted to jpeg format from the raw image files.
Notes64 directly photographed images.
Data time period: 2005-04-01 to 2005-04-16
76.5033,39.94765 75.72876,39.9308 75.60242,39.26628 76.39893,39.25778 76.5033,39.94765
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