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‘Sketch Map of Waziristan’ [‎258r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in Mar 1938. 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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The map shows Waziristan, and the border between British India and Afghanistan. It indicates the extent of Mahsud territory, and includes road and rail links; roads built between 1936-7 have been highlighted.

The map is contained within an envelope (folio 257) bearing a broken Foreign Office wax seal. The seal bears the words ‘Secretary of State – Foreign Department’.

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1 map
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Degree coordinates
Top-left: 33° 23' 34.94" N, 69° 22' 33.3" E
Top-right: 33° 23' 34.94" N, 70° 41' 9.73" E
Bottom-left: 32° 28' 13.36" N, 69° 22' 33.3" E
Bottom-right: 32° 28' 13.36" N, 70° 41' 9.73" E
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Materials: 1 paper folio

Dimensions: 358mm x 318mm

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English in Latin script
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‘Sketch Map of Waziristan’ [‎258r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1960, f 258, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 23 April 2024]

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