Map No 2: Map showing the region around Nusratabad

IOR/L/PS/20/33, f 61

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1898. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The map shows the region around Nusratabad [Zābol, Iran], along the border between Persi [Iran] and Afghanistan. It shows settlements, and highlights mountainous regions and marshland. The border is highlighted in red and blue.

Red serial numbers correspond with lists of villages, which can be found on folios 43v-45r of the accompanying report.

The scale is approximately 1 inch to 8 miles. It is signed ‘G. W. Brazier-Creagh, Surgeon Major, A. M. S., In charge Seistan Mission’. It bears a stamp which reads ‘Intelligence Division. 14 Dec 1898’.

The map was surveyed by Asghar Ali Beg, KB, Survey of India. It bears the printing statements ‘Reg. No. 169, Print., I.–Aug.98.–123.’, ‘Litho., S.I.O., Calcutta.’, and ‘Topo. No. 2189’.

Extent and format
1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
1:506,900
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 31° 45' 34.92" N, 60° 1' 45.47" E
Top-right: 31° 45' 34.92" N, 62° 1' 43.71" E
Bottom-left: 29° 12' 13.39" N, 60° 1' 45.47" E
Bottom-right: 29° 12' 13.39" N, 62° 1' 43.71" E
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Physical characteristics

Materials: Printed on paper

Dimensions: 660 x 545mm

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English in Latin script
Type
Map

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity.
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IOR/L/PS/20/33, f 61

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1898 (CE, Gregorian)

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Map No 2: Map showing the region around Nusratabad, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/33, f 61, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100044528742.0x000002> [accessed 21 February 2024]

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