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‘Sketch to illustrate positions of Flagstaffs at Elphinstone Inlet [Khawr ash Shamm] and Sheep Island [Jazīrat Umm al Ghanam]’ [‎120r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1904. 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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The map is part of a printed report, prepared by Lieutenant William Henry Irving Shakespear, Assistant Resident and British Consul at Bandarabbas [Bandar-e ʻAbbās] in 1904, indicating the position of three flagstaffs erected in November 1903 at: 1) Musandam, close to the Elphinstone Inlet [Khawr ash Shamm]; 2) at Telegraph Island [Jazīrat al Maqlab]; 3) and at Sheep Island [Jazīrat Umm al Ghanam]. The map is printed in black ink, with the location of the three flagstaffs indicated in red. Below the title of the map, written in pencil, is ‘Musandim Peninsula’.

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1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
1:289,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 26° 24' 50.44" N, 56° 10' 42.92" E
Top-right: 26° 24' 50.44" N, 56° 34' 26.75" E
Bottom-left: 25° 53' 11.07" N, 56° 10' 42.92" E
Bottom-right: 25° 53' 11.07" N, 56° 34' 26.75" E
Physical characteristics

Materials: 1 paper folio.

Dimensions: 333 mm x 193 mm.

Foliation: The map is foliated in the top right corner with two folio numbers. The circled folio number should be used for referencing, while the uncircled folio number should be disregarded.

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‘Sketch to illustrate positions of Flagstaffs at Elphinstone Inlet [Khawr ash Shamm] and Sheep Island [Jazīrat Umm al Ghanam]’ [‎120r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/23, f 120, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100026361063.0x00002d> [accessed 14 November 2018]

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