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Sketch Map of the Eastern Part of the Arabian Peninsula [‎393r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1937. 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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Sketch map depicting the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula. The map includes various lines, which have been drawn in crayon and described in a corresponding key. These include the 'blue line' (laid down in the non-ratified Anglo-Ottoman Convention of 1913 and redefined and adopted in the Anglo-Ottoman convention of the following year), various lines considered by the British as possible territorial concessions, and a line representing the Saudi Government's claim to its country's eastern boundary.

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1 map
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Top-left: 25° 18' 33.48" N, 50° 0' 35.28" E
Top-right: 25° 18' 33.48" N, 52° 0' 33.48" E
Bottom-left: 23° 18' 24.84" N, 50° 0' 35.28" E
Bottom-right: 23° 18' 24.84" N, 52° 0' 33.48" E
Physical characteristics

Materials: Manuscript; black and blue ink and crayon on paper.

Dimensions: 370 x 250mm, on sheet 393 x 341mm.

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English in Latin script
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Sketch Map of the Eastern Part of the Arabian Peninsula [‎393r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/2138, f 393, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 23 May 2019]

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