Skip to item: of 286
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'Persian Gulf Gazetteer Part II, Geographical and Descriptive Materials, Section II Western Side of the Gulf' [‎103v] (209/286)

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.


This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

who dry fish, malce turtle oil, etc., which they dispose of at Koweit and Basra.
Anchorage is on south-east side, in 8 fathoms, i a milo off island.
KULABIAII.—According to Jopp (184 -1) is a village 6 miles from
Hofhuf on route to Katif; it was small, enclosed by walls and had houses mostly-
built of date-sticks and mats. Palgrave (1862) found it a good-sized village,
about 7 miles north east of Hofhut:. There was a copious spring applied to
the irrigation of gardens. He considered the village to be a colony of the
Beni Kelab.
LAILIYA,—District on coast, south of Husaiu, said to have much fresh
water and many date plantations.
LA JAM.—Walled village on mainland of Katif, south of Saihat. Is this
the same as Liam ?
LIAM.—Walled town mentioned by Sadlier as under the Katif Government
and having a population of 800.
LIF (BURJ ABUL).—Small fort on a reef, in front of Katif town and If
miles west of Darin, where the Darin and Saihat channels, leading into Katif
harbour, unite (description of channels at Page 145 of Gulf Pilot is far from
LUGOOAH.—Mentioned by Sadlier as unwalled village in Katif district
with population of 400.
MAGHAR.—Place marked in Felly's map, in Hasa district. It is a stage
on route via Taj from liasa to Koweit.
MAHASHIE.—Tribe at Katif, disaffected towards Turks in 1879.
MAIZ.—Place marked in Kiepert's Map, about 20 miles inland from Eas
Mishaab on route from Katif to Koweit.
MALAHA.—Village in Katif or Hasa.
MATfTRA. Conical peak, 410 feet high, of coast range south of Katif
town. Its position is 17 miles south by west of Ras Tanura.
MATTRA.-—Mentioned as a coast village of Hasa. Is this same as Meth-
trah marked in Map of Parts of Arabia and Persia, about 20 miles south of
Katit town r
of Medaris AS '~ Walle(1 Tlllag0 iu district > of Sheria and south
Bouth M fBa\ R a s h"sbTm"l d VillaSe 0n mainland 0f Katif n0rth of ^
way to MLuf! LEII '~ Village ^ Ha3a pr0per abaut 3 miles from Jafar 0B
MERAGIIEH. Place shown in Felly's map, nearly 150 miles north-
Hasa and Kweif 100 ni ' leS S0UtU 0£ K0Weit, a Stage 0n laad route betweci1
MISHAAB (RAS).—Low sandv point of land with natchcQ of
about l10 miles north-north-west of Katif town and 90 miles south'
Zn K a lif1nd 0 K:^r V1S10nalIy aSSllmed in this P r&is as b ^^ry bet-'
f r rance -, witb
011 south - Kas MiLab
rang^of hi^l^whicl/h^und^'tlie'idain'of'Tr' 'H"' 6 name 0f the broa d. low
Katif district. VUlaRe of A.miih i, 011 tl,e aud . divides "
rocky and blackish ; there are few trees ImM am0 °S these hills. Ground is
peak is Jebel Mushahhar. about 10 m^s soutb'V Katif fowt'and^eThS

About this item


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.

Extent and format
1 volume (140 folios)

There is a table of contents on the title page of the volume.

Physical characteristics

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.

Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'Persian Gulf Gazetteer Part II, Geographical and Descriptive Materials, Section II Western Side of the Gulf' [‎103v] (209/286), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/727, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 26 February 2020]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="">'Persian Gulf Gazetteer Part II, Geographical and Descriptive Materials, Section II Western Side of the Gulf' [&lrm;103v] (209/286)</a>
<a href="">
	<img src="!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it. in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image