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‘Jezirat Tunb’ [‎4r] (1/2)

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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.

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1 map
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Horizontal
Orientation
North
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
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Materials: Pen and ink on paper

Dimensions: 240 x 180 mm

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English in Latin script
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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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