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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎14v] (18/96)

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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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1932. 'Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot', 8th Edn., page 393.
„ ‘Persian Gulf Pilot’, 8th Edn., includes Gulf of Oman.
1933. ‘The Continent of Asia’ by E. W. Eyde (page 312 on).
„ ‘Travaux geographiques et geologiques recent sur 1 ’Arabic meridionale’ by
P. Eamare (Annales Geographic, No. 24O-XUI0 Annee, page 623).
1934. ‘Shifting Sands’ by N. N. E. Bray.
1937. ‘Arabia’ {The Statesman s Year Book, pages 680 and 684).
„ ‘On the Structure of the Arabian Peninsula’ by E. Picard (Series I, Bulletin 3,
Hebrew University, Jerusalem). And
1944. ‘ A Winter in Arabia ’ by Freya Stark.
Maps
7. As regards the maps to which I have had access and use I
would mention those of the following authorities:—
1856. The Chart to accompany H. J. Carter’s revised (1857) Memoir on the Geology
of S.-E. Arabia. It includes the entire coast of Southern Arabia on a scale
of 1-058 inches to 40 miles.
1896. Map of Dhufar and Gara Range by Khan Bahadur Imam Sharif for J. T.
and M. V. A. Bent’s book ‘Southern Arabia’ (page 227) on a scale of
1 : 506,830 or 1 inch to 8 miles.
1928. Geological map accompanying Dr. G. M. Eees’ paper on the geology of Oman,
etc., on a scale of 1 inch equal to 48 miles.
1932. Sketch map of Dhufar and Qara mountains in Bertram Thomas’ book
Arabia Felix (page 100) on a scale of roughly 1 inch equal to 13-714
miles (not 8 miles as stated on map).
1934. Survey of India, 1 : 2,000,000, Southern Asia Series, South-East Arabia,
scale 1-014 inches to 32 miles or 1-969 inches to 100 kilometres, with con
tours in feet.
1935. Survey of India, 1 : 2,000,000, Southern Asia Series, Gulf of Aden (parts of
Arabia, Abyssinia and Somaliland), scale 1-014 inches equal 32 miles or
1-969 inches to 100 kilometres with contours in feet.
1944. U.S. Army Map Series, Army Air Forces Flight Chart, Salalah, Arabia to
Jiwani, India, No. 108, scale 1 : 1,000,000 (1-014 inches to 16 miles), with
contours in feet.
1945. Geographical Section, General Staff, 1 : 1,000,000, Asia Sheet North E-40
Salalah (Muscat, Masira North F-40) with Air Information, scale
1 inch to 15-78 miles (1-014 inches to 16 miles) and 1 millimetre to 1 kilo
metre, heights in metres.
,, G.S.G.S., 1 : 1,000,000, Asia Sheet North E-39 Bahr as Safi (NF-39 Jabrin),
with Air Information, scale 1 inch to 15-78 miles and 1 millimetre to 1 kilo
metre, heights in metres.
1946. G.S.G.S., War Office, Southern Asia, 1 : 2,000,000, South-East Arabia, 3rd
Edn., Army/Air Style, 1 inch to 31-56 miles or 1-014 inches to 32 miles and
r millimetre equals 2 kilometres, major heights in metres but contours in
feet.
Historicae Consideration
8. In an economic report of this kind it would be unusual to
discuss questions of ancient history and archaeology, but there are
important details, relating to the past trade and industrial activity
along the south Arabian coast, which apply to the province of
Dhufar of today, and which may be useful in guiding the develop-
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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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