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‘Map No. 3’ [‎34r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map sheet. It was created in 1927. 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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The map sheet is one of four maps, numbered 1 to 4, included in IOR/L/PS/20/C204. In the body of the report it is entitled ‘Mosul Area’.

It shows the boundaries of northern Iraq, centred on the area around the city of Mosul, and including the western border of Persia [Iran], southern border of Turkey, and eastern border of Syria. The double dotted line shows the boundary between Iraq and Syria; the dashed line shows the boundary between Turkey and Syria; the single dotted line shows the boundary between Iraq and Persia; and the thick black line shows the ‘Brussels Boundary’, the border between Iraq and Turkey agreed under League of Nations supervision by the Turkish, Iraqi, and British governments.

The map portrays: the course of rivers, including islands located in the rivers; key geological landmarks such as passes; roads; and tracks.

Imprint ‘Drawn and Printed at the War Office April, 1927’.

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1 map sheet
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Scale
Scale 1:506,880
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Physical characteristics

Materials: printed on paper

Dimensions: 631 x 450mm, on sheet 680 x 531mm

Written in
English in Latin script
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