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‘MAP OF OMÂN SHOWING DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRINCIPAL TRIBES. COMPILED FOR OFFICIAL USE BY Edward Charles ROSS, Political Agent, MUSCAT’ [‎6r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1872. 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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Distinctive Features:

Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.

Routes shown by dotted line with wells indicated. Names of tribes inserted on map in different colours showing their approximate location with a key provided in bottom left.

The coast and principal mountain peaks are taken from the chart by Constable and Stiffe; the interior from Welstead's map and the projections from those by E B Girdlestone. Ross has corrected spellings and made additions taken from 'native sources'.

Includes five tables listing names of tribes and details on their population and areas they inhabit.

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1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale approximately 1:1,000,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 26° 28' 59.88" N, 53° 58' 37.92" E
Top-right: 26° 28' 59.88" N, 59° 56' 29.4" E
Bottom-left: 20° 59' 51" N, 53° 58' 37.92" E
Bottom-right: 20° 59' 51" N, 59° 56' 29.4" E
Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 589 x 800 mm, on sheet 659 x 930 mm

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English in Latin script
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‘MAP OF OMÂN SHOWING DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRINCIPAL TRIBES. COMPILED FOR OFFICIAL USE BY Edward Charles ROSS, Political Agent, MUSCAT’ [‎6r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F126/54, f 6, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023276264.0x00000c> [accessed 18 October 2018]

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