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Map Number 10701 
Cartographer British Admiralty; C.B.Ore; Lieut.Comm. D.H.Fryer 
Title Persian Gulf -- Plans of the North East Coast of Bahrein Island. Approaches to Bahrein Harbour and Khor Kaliya. Bahrein Harbour. Khor Kaliya. 
Date 1936 but 1944 
Publisher British Admiralty 
Place of Publication London 
Image Size (mm) 630 x 985 
Image Size (Inches) 24.80 x 38.78 
Coloring Hand Colored 
Condition Very Good 
Notes A very scarce wall map of Bahrain published by British Admiralty. The map has three large insets of Approaches to Bahrein Harbour and Khor Kaliya. Bahrein Harbour. Khor Kaliya. Bahrain, small Arab state situated in a bay on the southwestern coast of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago consisting of Bahrain Island and some 30 smaller islands. Its name is from the Arabic term al-baḥrayn, meaning “two seas.” The economy has long relied on processing crude oil from neighbouring countries, and more recently the financial, commercial services, and communications sectors have grown markedly, as has tourism. Britain’s decision to withdraw all of its forces from the gulf in 1968 led Bahrain’s independence in August 1971. A treaty of friendship was signed with the United Kingdom, terminating Bahrain’s status as a British protectorate.  
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Price (US$) 5750  
Short Description Maps Asia Middle East Persian Gulf;  
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