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‘Persia Anglo Persian Oil Company’s Concession’ [‎318r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1914. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Black-and-white printed map, which is part of a larger document entitled Navy (Fuel Oil). Agreement with the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Limited , published by HM’s Stationery Office, 1914 (ff 301-319). The map shows Persia, highlighted red with a thick red outline, and its neighbours, including the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , Arabia, Afghanistan, the Indian Empire, and a number of states to the north including Azerbijan [Azerbaijan], Gilan [Ostān-e Gīlān], Mazanderan [Māzandarān], Astrabad [Gorgān], and Khorasan. Towns and cities of varying size and importance are indicated across the region, with the names of larger or more important settlements rendered in larger capitals. Proven oil well areas are marked by green rectangles, and reported oil shows are marked with green circles. The Anglo-Persian Oil Company’s pipeline, linking their oil field in Arabistan to the refinery at Abadan, is indicated by a dotted black line.

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1 map
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Top-left: 37° 37' 48" N, 44° 6' 0" E
Top-right: 37° 37' 48" N, 67° 52' 12" E
Bottom-left: 23° 38' 24" N, 44° 6' 0" E
Bottom-right: 23° 38' 24" N, 67° 52' 12" E
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Dimensions: 310 mm x 420 mm.

Foliation: The map is foliated in the top right corner by a circled pencil number.

Materials: 1 paper folio.

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‘Persia Anglo Persian Oil Company’s Concession’ [‎318r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/300, f 318, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 5 March 2024]

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