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‘Sketch map of Qatar Peninsula’ [‎87Ar] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1935. 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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war peninsula

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Distinctive Features:

Copy based on a map of Asia drawn to scale 1:1,000,000 issued by the War Office with adjustments controlled by traverses made during a survey carried out in February 1933 for the Iraq Petroleum Co. Ltd.

Shows roads and wells with boundary indicated by dash-dot line. Inscriptions:

On recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. in the upper right-hand corner in pencil: ‘F. 88 p. 84’.

In the left centre an annotation in Arabic and Charles C. Mylles’ signature.

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1 map
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Top-left: 26° 21' 2.16" N, 50° 20' 7.08" E
Top-right: 26° 21' 2.16" N, 51° 38' 35.88" E
Bottom-left: 24° 28' 15.96" N, 50° 20' 7.08" E
Bottom-right: 24° 28' 15.96" N, 51° 38' 35.88" E
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389 x 234 mm, on sheet 412 x 327 mm

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English in Latin script
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‘Sketch map of Qatar Peninsula’ [‎87Ar] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/632, f 87A, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 25 May 2019]

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