'Transjordan'

IOR/L/PS/12/4756, f 260

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in Jun 1949. 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 Transjordan Used in three contexts: the geographical region to the east of the River Jordan (literally ‘across the River Jordan’); a British protectorate (1921-46); an independent political entity (1946-49) now known as Jordan [Jordan], and all or parts of neighbouring countries including Palestine, Syria, Iraq, and Egypt. International frontiers, and railways, roads and tracks in Transjordan Used in three contexts: the geographical region to the east of the River Jordan (literally ‘across the River Jordan’); a British protectorate (1921-46); an independent political entity (1946-49) now known as Jordan are indicated.

The map was created by the Research Department of the Foreign Office, and it and it is part of a paper on Greater Transjordan Used in three contexts: the geographical region to the east of the River Jordan (literally ‘across the River Jordan’); a British protectorate (1921-46); an independent political entity (1946-49) now known as Jordan (M.E.(O) W.P. 6) prepared by the Working Party of the Middle East (Official) Committee [folios 241 to 260 of IOR/L/PS/12/4756].

Extent and format
1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale approximately 1:10,120
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 33° 47' 24" N, 33° 59' 24" E
Top-right: 33° 47' 24" N, 39° 18' 36" E
Bottom-left: 29° 0' 36" N, 33° 59' 24" E
Bottom-right: 29° 0' 36" N, 39° 18' 36" E
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Physical characteristics

Materials: Printed on paperDimensions: 484 x 632mm, on sheet 552 x 632 mm

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English in Latin script
Type
Map

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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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IOR/L/PS/12/4756, f 260

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Jun 1949 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Transjordan', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4756, f 260, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100043614099.0x000001> [accessed 19 July 2024]

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