The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1928. 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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Hand drawn sketch map of Tunb Island [Greater Tunb] in the eastern part 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. produced to accompany a report compiled to establish the island’s suitability for use as a naval base (folios 5-7).
Contains notations concerning the coastal and terrain features with settlement, location of wells, lighthouse, road and landing marked.
- Extent and format
- 1 map
- Area map covers
- Map loading...
- Scale not given
- Scale designator
- Degree coordinates
- Top-left: 26° 17' 54.99" N, 55° 15' 55.4" E
Top-right: 26° 17' 54.99" N, 55° 20' 33.5" E
Bottom-left: 26° 13' 40.03" N, 55° 15' 55.4" E
Bottom-right: 26° 13' 40.03" N, 55° 20' 33.5" E
- Physical characteristics
Materials: Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions: 240 x 180 mm
- Written in
- English in Latin script View the complete information for this record
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‘Jezirat Tunb’ [4r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/282, f 4, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023987987.0x00000e> [accessed 15 November 2018]
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- IOR/R/15/1/282, f 4
- ‘Jezirat Tunb’
- East India Company, the Board of Control, the India Office, or other British Government Department
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- Open Government Licence