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'GAZETTEER OF PERSIA. VOL. III. PART I: A to K' [‎4r] (12/1278)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (635 folios). It was created in 1924. 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 property of the Government of India
issued by the General Staff Branch
This oook is transmitted for the personal information of tho officers
of the Army in India, by direction of His Excellency the Commander-
in-Chief in India, and is to be considered CONFIDEN riAIj.
To be returned to Library, Division of the Chief of the General Staff,
Army Head Quarters, Simla, when no longer required.
(Not to appear in annual returns.)
Not to be used or quoted in any but confidential communications.
GAZETTEER OF PERSIA
VOL. Ill
PART I: A to K
Provisional Edition, 1917
\_Reprinted April 1918}
C. P. 69.
15691—Books.
GENERAL STAFF, INDIA
CALCUTTA
SUPERINTENDENT GOVERNMENT PRINTING, INDIA
1918

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The item is Volume III, Part I: A to K of the four-volume Gazetteer of Persia (Provisional Edition, 1917, reprinted 1924).

The volume comprises that portion of south-western Persia, which is bounded on the west by the Turco-Persian frontier; on the north and east by a line drawn through the towns of Khaniqin [Khanikin], Isfahan, Yazd, Kirman, and Bandar Abbas; and on the south by 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. .

The gazetteer includes entries on towns, villages, districts, provinces, tribes, forts, dams, shrines, coastal features, islands, rivers, streams, lakes, mountains, passes, and camping grounds. Entries include information on history, geography, climate, population, ethnography, administration, water supply, communications, caravanserais, trade, produce, and agriculture.

Information sources are provided at the end of each gazetteer entry, in the form of an author or source’s surname, italicised and bracketed.

The volume includes an Index Map of Gazetteer and Routes in Persia (folio 636), showing the whole of Persia with portions of adjacent countries, and indicating the extents of coverage of each volume of the Gazetteer and Routes of Persia , administrative regions and boundaries, hydrology, and major cities and towns.

Printed at the Government of India Press, Simla, 1924.

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1 volume (635 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 637; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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