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The record is made up of 1 item (47 folios). It was created in 1947. 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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i 849 - A Journey from Soor to Jahlan and thence to Ras Rooes’ by Messrs. Ward,
Sylvester and James (page 101, Art. iii, Volume VIII, Trans. Bombay
Geographical Society).
1853. ‘Memoir on the Geology of the South-East Coast of Arabia’ by H. J. Carter
(page 21, Art. iii, No. xv, Volume IV, The Journal of the Bombay Asiatic
‘Note on the Pliocene Deposits of the Shores of the Arabian Sea’ by H. J.
Carter (page 445, Art. vi, No. xvii, Volume IV, ibid.).
1857. ‘Geological Papers on Western India—the geology of the territories under
the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. and the neighbouring Coast of Arabia’, edited
by H. J. Carter (see pages 551 to 627 for geology of south-east coast of
i860. ‘ The Hot Springs of Boscher near Muscat ’ by A. W. Stifle (page 123, Art. vi,
Volume XV, Trans. Bombay Geographical Society).
1872. ‘Note on the Geological Formations seen along the Coasts of Biloochistan
and Persia from Karachi to the head of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ’ and also ‘ Note
on Maskat and Massandim on the Coast of Arabia’ by W. T. Blanford
(pages 41 and 75, Volume V, Records, Geological Survey of India).
1895. 'Exploration of the Frankincense Country, Southern Arabia’ by J. T. Bent
(Geographical Journal, August).
1896. ‘Journal of an Excursion in Oman, South-Eastern Arabia’ by S. B. Miles
(Journal, Royal Geographical Society).
iqoo. ‘Southern Arabia’ by Theodore and Mabel Bent (for Dhufar and Gara
mountains, see pages 227-277).
1908. ‘Geology of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. and adjoining portions of Persia and Arabia’
by G. E. Pilgrim (Memoirs, Geological Survey of India, Volume XXXIV,
Part 4).
1909. ‘The Geology of Sara wan, Jhalawan, Mekran and Das Bela’ by E. W.
Vredenburg (Records, Geological Survey of India, Volume XXXVIII,
pages 189 to 215).
1914. ‘Syrien, Arabien und Mesopotamien ’ by Max Blanckenhorn (Handbuch der
Regionalen Geologic, 17 Heft, V band, 4 Abteilung, pages 66 et seq.).
1915. ‘Arabia Infelix or the Turks in Yamen’ by G. Wyman Bury; see also his
earlier, 1911, book The Land of Uz (Abdullah Mansur).
6. 1919- ' With Dawrence in Arabia ’ by Lowell Thomas.
1921. "Geology and Mineral Resources of Eastern Persia’ by G. H. Tipper (Records,
Geological Survey of India, Volume LIU, Part 4).
1924. ‘The Arab at Home’ by Paul W. Harrison.
1925. ‘The Geography and Geology of Makalla, South Arabia’ by O. H. Little
(Geological Survey, Egypt, Report).
1926. ‘In Unknown Arabia’ by R. E. Cheeseman.
1928. ‘ The Holy Cities of Arabia ’ by Eldon Rutter.
‘The Physical Geography of South-Eastern Arabia’ by G. M. Lees
(Geographical Journal, Volume LXXI, No. 5. page 44 1 )- Also Dr. Lees.
'The Geology and Tectonics of Oman and Parts of South-Eastern Arabia’
(Quarterly Journal, Geological Society, London, Volume LXXXIV, Part 4,
page 585, etc.). ,
‘Etudes Geologiques en Ethiopie Somali et Arabic Meridionale by P.
Teilhard de Chardin, P. Lamare, M. Dreyfuss, A. Lacroix et Mile E. Basse
(Memoires de la Societe de France, nouvelle series, Tome VI, Fasc. 3-4, feuilles
11-19, memoire No. 14, page 56).
‘Arabia’ by H. St. J. B. Philby.
‘ Alarms and Excursions in Arabia ’ by Bertram Thomas. Also
‘ Arabia Felix ’ by Bertram Thomas.

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This booklet contains a comprehensive geological report compiled by Sir Cyril Sankey Fox for the Omani Government in 1947. The booklet is the first general mineral audit of the southern reaches of Oman, near its border with Yemen, along with a detailed description of the geography. The mineral audit includes descriptions of potential oil deposits. The booklet also contains a map of the Dhufar coast.

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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎13r] (15/96), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1422, ff 6-53, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 5 March 2024]

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