‘Map of Country Round Zubair and Shaiba’

IOR/L/MIL/17/15/95, p 46

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in Feb 1915. 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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Imprint:

General Staff India. S.D.O. No. 1187, February, 1915.

Distinctive Features:

Sketch map of Zubair and surrounding area showing location of forts and watch towers as well as communication features i.e. telephone line from Shaiba and roads with distances reported. Contains a note on location of fresh water sources with the approximate location of wells marked on a map.

Above scale statement in the left centre: ‘(Sd.) J.F. Maiklejohn, Lieutenant 33rd ”Q.V.O.” Light Cavalry, Shaiba Fort, 23.1.1915’ and ‘(Sd.) C.C.R. Murphy, Major, G.S.O. (2) Int.’.

Marked ‘For Official Use Only’.

Extent and format
1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale approximately 1:125,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 30° 35' 6.51" N, 47° 35' 56.39" E
Top-right: 30° 35' 6.51" N, 47° 53' 7.19" E
Bottom-left: 30° 22' 10.85" N, 47° 35' 56.39" E
Bottom-right: 30° 22' 10.85" N, 47° 53' 7.19" E
Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 355 x 403 mm, on sheet 418 x 473 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

Archive reference
IOR/L/MIL/17/15/95, p 46

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Date(s)
Feb 1915 (CE, Gregorian)

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‘Map of Country Round Zubair and Shaiba’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/95, p 46, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023697843.0x000007> [accessed 14 December 2018]

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