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‘General Map of Iraq, Arabia and Persia’ [‎429r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map sheet. It was created in Sep 1945. 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 of Persia [Iran], the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, and surrounding countries.

Elevation of land is indicated by different colours, with green indicating the lowest elevation and orange and purple indicating the highest. Depth of water bodies is indicated by different shades of blue, with a darker shade indicating deep water.

Hydrology, railways, and relief are indicated in black with different line patterns. Shipping lanes are also indicated in black, with distances between ports in miles. International borders are indicated in red, with dashed lines indicating undefined or disputed borders.

The map was produced by John Bartholomew and Son Ltd, Edinburgh.

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1 map sheet
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Scale: 1:10000000
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Degree coordinates
Top-left: 40° 0' 0" N, 35° 0' 0" E
Top-right: 40° 0' 0" N, 70° 0' 0" E
Bottom-left: 15° 0' 0" N, 35° 0' 0" E
Bottom-right: 15° 0' 0" N, 70° 0' 0" E
Physical characteristics

Materials: printed in colour on paper

Dimensions: 381mm x 340mm, on sheet 556 x 386mm

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English in Latin script
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‘General Map of Iraq, Arabia and Persia’ [‎429r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C259, f 429, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 21 July 2024]

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