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‘12. Organisation of Communications in Summer & Autumn 1916’ [‎23v] (2/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1925. 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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Heliozincographed at the Survey of India Offices, Dehra Dun.

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Sketch map of Lower Mesopotamia from Samarra down to 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 illustrate the British campaign in Mesopotamia showing communication features across the region with marching routes and different track gauges railway lines indicated.

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1 map
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Top-left: 34° 20' 6.72" N, 43° 35' 18.96" E
Top-right: 34° 20' 6.72" N, 48° 34' 0.12" E
Bottom-left: 29° 12' 44.28" N, 43° 35' 18.96" E
Bottom-right: 29° 12' 44.28" N, 48° 34' 0.12" E
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Dimensions: 195 x 100 mm, on sheet 236 x 154 mm

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‘12. Organisation of Communications in Summer & Autumn 1916’ [‎23v] (2/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/2, f 23, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 25 August 2019]

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