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‘QATAR’ [‎13r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in Feb 1939. 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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This blueprint sketch map shows the Qatar Peninsular, including: the oil wells area on the Western coast (where the camp of Petroleum Development (Qatar) Limited was located); the track leading from there to Doha; the landing ground at Doha; the boundary between Qatar and Saudi Arabia; the Salwa Wells over the frontier in Saudi Arabia; and Bahrein [Bahrain].

The sketch map was created by the Drawing Office of the [British] Air Headquarters in Iraq.

Extent and format
1 map
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale approximately 1:1,000,000
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 26° 37' 51.6" N, 49° 54' 29.16" E
Top-right: 26° 37' 51.6" N, 52° 0' 3.6" E
Bottom-left: 24° 9' 36" N, 49° 54' 29.16" E
Bottom-right: 24° 9' 36" N, 52° 0' 3.6" E
Physical characteristics

Materials: Blueprint on paper

Dimensions: 271 x 250mm, on sheet 295 x 225mm

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English in Latin script
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‘QATAR’ [‎13r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3936, f 13, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/get-highlighted-words/81055/vdc_100063238572.0x00001c> [accessed 15 July 2019]

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