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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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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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.

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1 map
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Scale approximately 1:1,000,000
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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
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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 <> [accessed 14 July 2024]

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