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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1933?. 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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Sketch map depicting the Qatar Peninsula and Bahrain Island. The map indicates boundaries, hydrology, roads and settlements, and also provides some indication of relief.

A note states that the map is based on a War Office map of Asia (scale: 1:1,000,000), 'with adjustments controlled by traverses made during a survey carried out in February 1933 for the Iraq Petroleum Co Ltd.'

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1 map
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Top-left: 26° 22' 10.92" N, 50° 22' 0.48" E
Top-right: 26° 22' 10.92" N, 51° 44' 44.16" E
Bottom-left: 24° 27' 34.92" N, 50° 22' 0.48" E
Bottom-right: 24° 27' 34.92" N, 51° 44' 44.16" E
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Materials: Printed in colour on paper.

Dimensions: 839 x 515mm, on sheet 872 x 546mm.

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English in Latin script
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'SKETCH MAP OF QATAR PENINSULA' [‎306r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/2137, f 306, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 21 February 2024]

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