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‘REDUCED COPY OF CHART OF THE GULF OF PERSIA. Constructed from the Trigonometrical Surveys. Made by Order of THE HONBLE THE COURT OF DIRECTORS OF THE UNITED ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY and to whom it is Respectfully Dedicated by their most obedient Servant GEORGE BARNES BRUCKS Commander H.C. Marine. 1830’ [‎531b] (2/2)

The record is made up of 1 map sheet. It was created in 1856. 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.

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Litho.d in the Chief Eng.r’s Office by F. de Jesus and H. Essentjee, Bombay, 26th Jan.ry 1856. (Signed) J.S. Gell, Captain for Lieutt. Coll. Adams, Depy. Qr. Mr. General.

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Nautical chart with detail soundings recorded in fathoms. Hazardous features including rocks, shoals and reefs marked and labelled ‘unsafe to navigate without a pilot & only in the dry time’. Island off Trucial coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. indicated as ‘East India Company’s Islands’. Includes an explanatory note on survey and sources used in compiling the map.

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1 map sheet
Area map covers
Map loading...
Scale
Scale approximately 1:1,900,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 30° 35' 13.92" N, 47° 8' 7.08" E
Top-right: 30° 35' 13.92" N, 58° 0' 37.8" E
Bottom-left: 23° 43' 12.72" N, 47° 8' 7.08" E
Bottom-right: 23° 43' 12.72" N, 58° 0' 37.8" E
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432 x 552 mm, on sheet 480 x 641 mm

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English in Latin script
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‘REDUCED COPY OF CHART OF THE GULF OF PERSIA. Constructed from the Trigonometrical Surveys. Made by Order of THE HONBLE THE COURT OF DIRECTORS OF THE UNITED ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY and to whom it is Respectfully Dedicated by their most obedient Servant GEORGE BARNES BRUCKS Commander H.C. Marine. 1830’ [‎531b] (2/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/732, p 531A, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100022870193.0x0000af> [accessed 19 October 2018]

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