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‘MAP OF BASRA AND MAGIL’ [‎42r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 30 Jan 1919. 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 the state of the roads in and around Basra City. Different categories of roads are highlighted in different colours as follows: concrete roads (solid red line), metalled roads (red dashes), proposed metalled roads (small red dashes), kutcha roads (solid green line), proposed kutcha roads (green dashes), civil roads (yellow), and proposed civil roads (yellow dashes). A reference key for the map can be found in the top right corner.

The scale of the map is 3 inches to 1 mile.

The map includes two printing statements ‘Reproduced by Basrah Survey Party I.E.F.D No. 81 Dated 12.6.17’ and ‘Reproduced by Survey Party M.E.F. No. 339 Dated 30-1-19’.

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1 map
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Degree coordinates
Top-left: 30° 35' 0.23" N, 47° 44' 41.51" E
Top-right: 30° 35' 0.23" N, 47° 53' 21.85" E
Bottom-left: 30° 26' 50.43" N, 47° 44' 41.51" E
Bottom-right: 30° 26' 50.43" N, 47° 53' 21.85" E
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Materials: Printed on paper

Dimensions: 645 x 640mm

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English in Latin script
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‘MAP OF BASRA AND MAGIL’ [‎42r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/55, f 42, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 1 December 2023]

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