Map of the Persian Gulf showing aerodromes and refuelling facilities on Arab and Persian coasts

IOR/R/15/2/263, f 194

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in Nov 1933. 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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Printed at the War Office, Oct. 1928. Overprinted, Nov. 1933. Geographical Section, General Staff, No. 3869A.

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Map 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. region showing air routes with aerodromes, landing grounds and anchorages for float planes indicated by symbols and a key provided at the bottom right. Distances reported.

‘Secret’ crossed out with blue crayon and a copy number ‘29’ inserted in black ink, in the top right of sheet above neat line.

Extent and format
1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale approximately 1:4,000,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 32° 19' 12" N, 44° 0' 36" E
Top-right: 32° 19' 12" N, 70° 2' 60" E
Bottom-left: 21° 24' 36" N, 44° 0' 36" E
Bottom-right: 21° 24' 36" N, 70° 2' 60" E
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Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 332 x 700 mm, on sheet 482 x 845 mm

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Map

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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

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IOR/R/15/2/263, f 194

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Nov 1933 (CE, Gregorian)

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Map of the Persian Gulf showing aerodromes and refuelling facilities on Arab and Persian coasts, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/263, f 194, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023545667.0x000001> [accessed 12 December 2018]

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