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Map of Persia the Persian Gulf [‎52r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1906. 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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Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. A portion of a map showing Persia and 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. with provinces outlined and coloured for reference. Shows various routes across the region and the submarine telegraph line to India.


Coordinates and scale statement inserted in black ink; and ‘Amara' [Amarah, Iraq] added in red ink.

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1 map
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Scale approximately 1:7,000,000
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Degree coordinates
Top-left: 39° 55' 16.32" N, 44° 9' 34.2" E
Top-right: 39° 55' 16.32" N, 63° 39' 44.64" E
Bottom-left: 20° 17' 7.44" N, 44° 9' 34.2" E
Bottom-right: 20° 17' 7.44" N, 63° 39' 44.64" E
Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 241 x 350 mm

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English in Latin script
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Map of Persia the Persian Gulf [‎52r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 52, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 November 2019]

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