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'MAP OF PERSIA' [‎230r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1912. 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 is a provisional issue print, marked secret, to accompany Military Report on Persia , and shows Persia and adjacent portions of Arabia, Turkey in Asia, Russian Dominions, India and Afghanistan, indicating cities and towns, roads, tracks, railways, telegraph lines, boundaries and hydrology. Tribal names and the British and Russian spheres of influence are shown in red. A short note about publication appears in the top right corner.

The map was printed by the Simla Drawing Office and includes a printing statement which reads 'S.D.O. No.369, 1912.'.

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1 map
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Scale 1:2,534,400
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Degree coordinates
Top-left: 40° 0' 0" N, 44° 0' 0" E
Top-right: 40° 0' 0" N, 64° 0' 0" E
Bottom-left: 24° 0' 0" N, 44° 0' 0" E
Bottom-right: 24° 0' 0" N, 64° 0' 0" E
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Materials: Printed on paper

Dimensions: 777 x 915mm

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English in Latin script
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'MAP OF PERSIA' [‎230r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/5, f 230, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 18 February 2019]

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