Doukhobor Historical Maps on Google

by Jonathan J. Kalmakoff

Google Maps is a Google service offering powerful, interactive, user-friendly mapping technology with many unique features including: draggable maps; satellite imagery, earth, map, topographic and street views; local photos; scroll wheel and double-click zooming; and much more! Below you will find a collection of customized Google Maps relating to Doukhobor places, past and present, of historical, cultural and spiritual significance, compiled from original GPS field research, complete with site placemarks and corresponding links to The Doukhobor Gazetteer for more information.  Explore Dukhoboriya – the land of the Doukhobors – using Google Maps!

Index – Origins –   Molochnaya Caucasus –   Cyprus –   Saskatchewan –   Alberta –   British Columbia –   United States  –   Back to Russia –   Siberia  




The Molochnaya


The Caucasus








British Columbia


United States


Back to Russia


Siberia and the Russian Far East

More About Google Maps

Google Maps is a free web mapping service application and technology provided by Google offering the following unique, powerful and user-friendly features: 

  • Draggable maps – Click and drag maps to view adjacent sections instantly;

  • Keyboard shortcuts – Pan left, right, up and down with the arrow keys. Pan wider with the Page Up, Page Down, Home and End keys. Zoom in and out with the plus (+) and minus (-) keys;

  • Double-click to zoom functionality – Double left-click to zoom in, and double right-click to zoom out (Ctrl+ double-click for Mac users);

  • Scroll wheel zooming – Use the scroll wheel on your mouse to zoom in and out of the maps;

  • Satellite imagery – View a satellite image (or a satellite image with superimposed map data) of your desired location that you can zoom and pan;

  • Earth view – Click the Earth button to view 3D imagery and terrain from Google Earth on Maps that you can zoom, pan, and tilt;

  • Terrain view – View topographic relief maps of 3D terrain, complete with contour lines, which allows detailed views of natural geographic features; 

  • Street View – View and navigate within street-level imagery;

  • Detailed directions – Enter an address and let Google Maps plot the location and driving directions for you. Plan a trip by adding multiple destinations to your route, and click and drag the route to customize it. Learn more about Google Maps driving directions;

  • Photos – Select a location (like your favorite holiday destination) and you’ll see Panoramio pictures from there located and geotagged on the map;

  • Integrated business search results – Find business locations and contact information all in one location, integrated on the map. For example, if you search for specific business, locations of relevant listings and phone numbers appear on the map. You can also view additional information like hours of operation, types of payment accepted, and reviews;

  • and much, much more!

Historical Maps