Sketch Map of Western Boundary of Dhofar

IOR/L/PS/12/3838, f 68

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1947. 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 accompanies a letter on folio 67 of IOR/L/PS/12/3838, from Major Andrew Charles Stewart, the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat, to the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . Stewart states in his letter that he has enclosed a tracing taken from one of Bertram Thomas's maps, 'on which the Sultan [of Muscat] has marked what he considers to be the natural boundary of Dhofar'.

The sketch map is marked with settlements, and lines showing wadis and the Dhofar boundary.

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1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale not given
Scale designator
Horizontal
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 19° 16' 10.92" N, 52° 30' 13.32" E
Top-right: 19° 16' 10.92" N, 56° 52' 34.32" E
Bottom-left: 16° 29' 19.68" N, 52° 30' 13.32" E
Bottom-right: 16° 29' 19.68" N, 56° 52' 34.32" E
Physical characteristics

Materials: manuscript; coloured ink and pencil on tracing paper.

Dimensions: 190 x 250mm.

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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/12/3838, f 68

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1947 (CE, Gregorian)

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