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Book Description

[GSGS]. Bandar Abbas, NG40 - 6th Edition. 690 x 610mm. World Series Scale 1:1,000,000. Folio. Some creasing, a nick and a single spot to the margin, in very good condition overall and suitable for framing. London, p.r. Fd. Survey. War Office and Air Ministry. 1963.
Dealer Notes
A rare military map, covering the Strait of Hormuz - the tip of the Persian Gulf. The map uses a 7-colour tint scale to distinguish altitude and a glossary highlight the towns of significance and other standout features. These brief guides provided steady references for army personnel to aid navigation amongst the shifting sands of the region.

Rare institutionally. Worldcat lists 4 holdings at the University of Exeter, University of Notre Dame, Eastern Illinois University and University of South Florida. It should be noted that certain institutions - like the British Library - will have holdings of these maps within a complete series.
Author GSGS
Date 1963
Binding Map
Publisher War Office and Air Ministry
Condition VG
Pages 1

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