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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎21v] (32/96)

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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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writing on the labels. ^ ^ ^ tl \ e gamhan Hills in File 528,
he r ^ ord of the Geological Survey of India, which I
ieg. No. 1818/a U o/ ut it is not state d who brought the
,ad noted several > ear .g 1 vis . ted Risut bay with Messrs. H_
Si a?d w e M.
^ tTbSu “Xg'into and Across the watershed. A! Qutun,
>f Jabal Qara f drome hostel by car with Mohammad Amin
36. I ^ /c ,i 'ppKnmrv'i to the 8 or 9 miles across
Salim about 8-30 a “- Here I found half a
the plain northward r eady P with stores and equipment,
d ° Zen Tthe hSfs I made ”n —ation of the spring (measuring
to go into the hills. cusecs but noting that in the
, '” ii S 6 .Xf»«r£^™rs m «5 l.r?nd , «oni,l* «ow
rams tlie place must Turbaid) Bv the time these
.^TtiotTad been made the camels had'been properly loaded
introduced to those Sheiks and Saiyids into whose care I
was being committed. They were as follows:-
(i) Sheik Hamad bin Salim Almarhoon of Salalah (chie ),
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Ali Bla’at bin Kathir;
Ganazil bin Musan
Mesalim bin Said bin Qatan;
Hamad bin Makthaith bin Tabook ;
Hamad bin Zaidan bin Yaboob;
Hamad bin Said bin Mahavi Mahn;
\mi) .. Hamad bin Ali bin Azad bin Kashoob;
(ix) Saiyid or Said bin Masood Ali Badia; and
(x) Said bin Abdullah; also tt
(si) Sheik Sail bin Garwah, the man who went off Irom Hama ;
to bring samples from Haluf Dhar. though the n
riven Subsequently was 'Ath' -Mr? Between Ote
and Na'Sat we were joined by three new men who
replaced others, there relieved of their responsibility.
Mr. Mohammad Amin Salim then left with me the Sultan's
rivate servant Ra and two other negro servants (all e^eehent me)
id took his departure to return to s-alalah wutn Tor
ohsunmad. headman of the Sultans retinue, and we turned norm
•. our first march across the hills really up the Garzaz waci.
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ravemne) and the rocks are bedded limestones lying almost
it. and slightly inclined to the south. After a short clim
spur we returned to the wadi A seasonal or intermittent watercourse, or the valley in which it flows. and continued along it or periis-p
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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' [‎21v] (32/96), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1422, ff 6-53, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100058140641.0x00002c> [accessed 5 March 2024]

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