‘BAHREIN & VICINITY. BR-486/1’

IOR/R/15/1/335, f 157B

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The record is made up of 1 map sheet. It was created in 1939. 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:

Depths shown by contours.

Attached to letter dated 29th May 1939 regarding Saudi claim to certain islands.

Sketch map prepared by the Bahrain Petroleum Company from Admiralty charts and other information on record showing Bahrain, the Saudi Arabia and Qatar coasts and the waters to the north, with shoals and reefs mapped in detail.

New information obtained during the reconnaissance survey between 25th and 27th May 1939, added in red ink including the proposed boundaries line to determine territorial waters of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

Extent and format
1 map sheet
Area map covers
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Scale
approximately 1:100,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 27° 0' 36.72" N, 50° 0' 46.44" E
Top-right: 27° 0' 36.72" N, 51° 4' 39" E
Bottom-left: 25° 0' 9" N, 50° 0' 46.44" E
Bottom-right: 25° 0' 9" N, 51° 4' 39" E
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Physical characteristics

Materials:

Blueprint on tracing paper with additions in wash and red ink

Dimensions:

2207 x 914 mm, on sheet 2232 x 978 mm

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Map

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Original held at
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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/R/15/1/335, f 157B

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Date(s)
1939 (CE, Gregorian)

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‘BAHREIN & VICINITY. BR-486/1’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/335, f 157B, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023510177.0x000001> [accessed 22 July 2019]

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