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'File 35/64 Mineral deposits in Dhofar' [‎10av] (24/126)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (54 folios). It was created in 23 Jun 1943. 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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His Highness Sultan Saiyid Said bin Taimur, the Sultan of Muscat
and Oman, S.-E. Arabia.
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The file contains two items. The first is 'A note on the Dhufar Province, Southern Arabia' by Gordon Noel Jackson dated 23rd June, 1943, Kuwait. This typed note is 8 pages and has sections on topography; climate; people; economy and finance; agriculture; administration; airport; security; of scientific interest; sport.

The file also includes a 78 page printed report on 'The geology and mineral resources of Dhofar province, Muscat and Oman' by Sir Cyril S Fox. This report includes introductory remarks; physical geography; details of tour; geological considerations; economic minerals; industrial possibilities. The printed report includes a sketch map of Dhofar.

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1 volume (54 folios)
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Foliation starts on first page of volume and continues to last page. Foliation in pencil in encircled numbers in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. . Alternative foliation system starts with 34 on f.1 and continues to f.8. ff.9-54 are a booklet; f.55 is the envelope for the booklet. Additional foliation on 4 slips pasted into the booklet (18A, 20A, 21A, 26A).

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'File 35/64 Mineral deposits in Dhofar' [‎10av] (24/126), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/398, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 7 July 2020]

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