Catalogue description 1 item (enclosure in Paul Cambon's letter to Sir Edward Grey, 9 May 1916) extracted from...

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Details of MPK 1/426
Reference: MPK 1/426

1 item (enclosure in Paul Cambon's letter to Sir Edward Grey, 9 May 1916) extracted from FO 371/2777 (folio 398). Middle East. 'Map of Eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and Western Persia': showing mountains, defiles, rivers, lakes, swamps, seas, wadis, ancient canals (dry), the Jordan Depression, towns, villages, castles, bridges, principal routes, railways, telegraph lines, and boundaries, including the approximate boundary between Persian and Turkish territory; (covering territory now chiefly in Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey). Reference tables; list of place name elements. Conical projection with standard parallels at approximately 32° and 40°[E]. Published by the Royal Geographical Society, 1910; railways added to November 1915. MS additions, coloured, showing proposed administration, including British and French spheres of influence, independent Arab States, and the 'Sykes-Picot Line'. Signed: Sir Mark Sykes and Fr[ançois] Georges-Picot, 8 May 1916. Mr Cambon's letter was subsequently printed as Foreign Office Secret Series (88317) of 10 May [1916].

Date: 1910-1916
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Map designation: GSGS 2901
Dimensions: 71 cm x 74 cm
Map scale: 1:2000000
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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