Map of Eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and Western Persia
Mss Eur F112/276, f 109
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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in 1910-c 1918. 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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A map showing parts of Turkey, Persia, and Arabia. The map gives details of geography, topography, human settlement, hydrology, railways, and some political boundaries.
Over the original map has been drawn two distinct areas, labelled A and B and outlined in blue and red, respectively. These indicate the proposed spheres of influence of Great Britain and France as agreed by the two powers during the First World War.
The map has a key, scale, and a short glossary of Turkish, Arabic, and Persian geographical terms.
The map was originally published by the Royal Geographical Society in 1910. Railways were added in 1915. It is not known when the spheres of influence were added, but it is probable that is was circa 1916-1918.
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- 1 map
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- Top-left: 42° 13' 49.08" N, 33° 25' 11.28" E
Top-right: 42° 13' 49.08" N, 50° 15' 2.88" E
Bottom-left: 29° 20' 45.6" N, 33° 25' 11.28" E
Bottom-right: 29° 20' 45.6" N, 50° 15' 2.88" E
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Materials: Printed in colour on paper
Dimensions: 710 x 745mm, on sheet 761 x 813mm
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- English in Latin script
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- 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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- Mss Eur F112/276, f 109
- 1910-c 1918 (CE, Gregorian)
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Map of Eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and Western Persia, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F112/276, f 109, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100085001391.0x000001> [accessed 29 November 2023]
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- Mss Eur F112/276, f 109
- Map of Eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and Western Persia
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