'MAP OF ARABIA AND THE PERSIAN GULF'
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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1908. 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 map depicts the Arabian Peninsula and 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 map indicates hydrology, boundaries, vegetation, roads and settlements as well as indication of relief given by form lines and hachures. A table of reference explains the type used on the map and the symbols and abbreviations.
A note under the title reads 'Compiled by Captain F.F. Hunter [Frederick Fraser Hunter], I.A. Survey of India'. Notes state that the map was transliterated by J G Lorimer [John Gordon Lorimer], outline and hill shading by Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. Karim Bakhsh, published under the direction of the Surveyor General of India, Colonel F B Longe, and heliozincographed at the Survey of India Offices, Calcutta.
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- 1 map
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- Degree coordinates
- Top-left: 33° 17' 60" N, 31° 56' 60" E
Top-right: 33° 17' 60" N, 64° 15' 0" E
Bottom-left: 11° 48' 0" N, 31° 56' 60" E
Bottom-right: 11° 48' 0" N, 64° 15' 0" E
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- Physical characteristics
Dimensions: 840 x 1180 mm, on a sheet 890 x 1230 mm
Materials: Printed in colour on paper
- Written in
- English in Latin script
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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
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- Archive reference
- IOR/L/PS/10/60 (x)
- Former external reference(s)
- Reg No. 1770 D., 09 S.H. 800
- 1908 (CE, Gregorian)
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'MAP OF ARABIA AND THE PERSIAN GULF', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/60 (x), in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100048656965.0x000008> [accessed 26 April 2019]
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- IOR/L/PS/10/60 (x)
- 'MAP OF ARABIA AND THE PERSIAN GULF'
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- Open Government Licence