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'Persian Gulf Gazetteer Part II, Geographical and Descriptive Materials, Section II Western Side of the Gulf' [‎21v] (45/286)

The record is made up of 1 volume (140 folios). It was created in 1904. 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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JAAFOOK.-A district enclosed by the Dliafreb, Katar and Hasa districts.
T A -D-D IW fWADII Fertile and well vvatered valley situated in the desert
f and 3 days from Hasa. Date groves are said to extend
sotitli ot lemania ^ ^ ^ floul , isllingj but deserted by permanent
several miles, i } aceount of malaria. A1 Morrah and Dowasir tribes
coUoct dates in °iimmer and sell them In Nejd and Hasa. Nomads also freqnent
Tihrin for its luxuriant pasture.
tat)I Village. (1) Tbree miles sonth of Uas al Jadi on west coast
t T! ,,t el Tebel promontory in Ras ul Khaima district of Sharga. (2)-(5)
SWbh yin (6) I'isbing village. (7) Some wells of good water near beach.
JALAJILA.—Marauding tribe behind Fujaira whom Pujaira headman
wanted Chief of Sharga to restrain. .
JER ISII (BEDA).— Sixth stage on eastern route from Bereymi to Hasa.
JIBUREE.—Fort in Hurmulliob.
,,SSAfiSZ* S) uSS
mK nrf wuS. "5.1»^ w « Shlu "'"
(6)—(10).
inARMTS No particulars available of this most important tribe. Palgrave
savs that tlie Joasmis form a singular colony of unmixed Nejdean descent and
ofcommrativelv recent establishment extend mg from Ajman to Shuam. Accord-
in" to the same authority they trace their ancestral stem to Meteyr and their
settlement was formed within the last 240 years: they are Wahabis of the
TVahabis, fierce by nature and fanatical by religion.
TOHUR —Half a dav from Bereymi on western route to Ilasa. ^ I3eloEgs
to Dliowaliir. Has wells of good water and acacia jungle but no cultivation.
TOW A. Place, also called Zaf rah (?), 4 marclies west of Abu Dhabi.
Gre:.t massacre was committed here in 1868-9 by Katar raiders.
IBLIS (HISN).-Or Narsaila. Landmark QJ Lours journey from Abu
Dliabi on route to Bereymi consisting of an outcrop of limestone rock, in fantastic
shape, above tlie sand,
KAAB (BENI).—See Section I, Ma skat.
KABAL —In valley at bead of Duliat Kabal, a cove teeming with fish
between Lima and Malcolm Inlet. Consists of a few scattered single huts
containing 4 or 5 families of herdsmen. In west branch of valley are rums
of extensive village having walls built of large slabs of stone^ without mor
tar. Here staS of life is a shellfish of strombus family which abounds m
shallows of cove.
KABBA.—Little village at bead of a bight in Musandam promontory on
west side, opposite south-east corner of Ghanam xsland.
KADA.—Small village with lar^e date-grove at bottom of a little cove
between Khasab and lias Sbckh Masud.
KALBA (KHOB),—Village. (1) Nineteen miles north of Shinas on
Shameiliya coast in Sharki district of Sharga. (2) On creek which boats
can enter at high water. (3) Tort, (l) 200 inhabitants. (5) (6) Some trade
with interior. (7) Cattle and poultry obtainable. (8) (9) (10) Joasmi flag
flew here in 1902, and there was representative of cousin of chief of Sharga.
KALILA.—See Belly's " Ecport on the Tribes, etc., of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf.
1874i, page 2, margin. Place seems to be near Shuam.
KANA.—Small village in sandy bight, on south side of Elphinstone
Inlet and immediately west of Maklab Bay.
KABAH.—Scene of first engagement between Abu Dhabi and Katar
forces in 1889.
KARAM.—Village. (1) Half-way between Khor Eakan and Bas Dibba
on Shameiliya coast in Sharki district of Sharga. (2)—(10).

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The volume is Part II Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. Gazetteer, Geographical and Descriptive Materials, Section II Western Side of the Gulf (Simla: G C Press, 1904).

The volume contains notes, followed by subsections on Trucial Chiefs' Territory, Katar [Qatar], Bahrein [Bahrain], Hasa, and Koweit [Kuwait]. The volume is a geographical and descriptive gazetteer, giving information on alphabetically-listed places in each of the territories in question.

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1 volume (140 folios)
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There is a table of contents on the title page of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover, and terminates at 142 on the back cover. These numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and can be found in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. A printed pagination system also runs intermittently throughout the volume.

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