‘FIG. 2. Generalized Geological Map of Persia’

IOR/L/PS/20/C259, f 19

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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 geological map of Persia [Iran]. Rock types are indicated on the map with different patterns. Salt plugs in southern Persia are indicated by black dots. The map also indicates the Great Kavir [Dasht-e Kavir] and Dasht-i-Lut [Dasht-e Lut] deserts. Other kavirs [deserts] are marked with a ‘K’ in italics. Some major cities are indicated by their first letter, e.g. ‘T’[abriz]. Areas which have not been subject to geological studies are marked with a question mark. International borders are indicated with dotted lines.

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1 map sheet
Area map covers
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Scale
Scale: 1:10058400
Scale designator
Horizontal
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 38° 0' 0" N, 44° 0' 0" E
Top-right: 38° 0' 0" N, 64° 0' 0" E
Bottom-left: 26° 0' 0" N, 44° 0' 0" E
Bottom-right: 26° 0' 0" N, 64° 0' 0" E
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Physical characteristics

Materials: Printed on paper

Dimensions: 202 x 177mm, on sheet 230 x 211mm

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English in Latin script
Type
Map

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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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IOR/L/PS/20/C259, f 19

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Sep 1945 (CE, Gregorian)

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