Image from page 75 of "Maps and survey" (1913)
Title: Maps and survey
Publisher: Cambridge, University press
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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CeoorapIikjuxLSectLon, GenjcfdbStij^ PART OF SHEET PERSIA AND AFGHANISTANScale - -s.oss.o^o NEW EDITION 1913. W^ Office lifts. MAP ANALYSIS 43 Persia and Afghanistan. 1/4,055,040. Published by the Geographical Section, General Staff, War Office. 1906. Relief by contours and layer system. Contours at 500, 1000, 2000,4000, 6000, 8000, loooo, 15000, and 20000 feet, printed in brown, not figured.Layer colours in increasing shades of brown, changing at the above contours.No spot heights. Railways in red, with distinction of gauge. Roads in red. Water in blue. Meridians and parallels at 5° interval carried across the sheet. International boundaries green. An interesting example of the difficulty of representing the tremendousmountain region of the Indian N.W. Frontier. Even with the great verticalinterval of 5000 feet the contours in many places are too close for a clearappreciation of the layer tints. A new edition of this map is in preparation, which is a great improvementon the old, and
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