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    Saudi Arabia. "Base 802922AI (C00454) 1-03." Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2003
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    Saudi Arabia. "Base 503719 6-79 (543851)." Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1979
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    Saudi Arabia. "Base 801701 (A05796) 3-91." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1991
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    Saudi Arabia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "800148 (544945) 5-86."
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1986
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    Saudi Arabia. "Base 801702 (A05796) 3-91." Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1991
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    Saudi Arabia. "Base 802921AI (C00454) 1-03." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 2003
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    Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia border areas. Map in 2 parts. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency
    • Date: 2003
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    [Map showing neutral zones between Saudi Arabia and Iraq and between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait]. "721438 (B01188) 3-91." Depths shown by gradient tints. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DRM
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1991
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    Middle East Countries : Syria, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan, Saudi-Arabia "This map of the Middle East, originally published in August 1950 and revised in February 1955, was issued by the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, Air Photographic and Charting Service, Military Air Transportation Service (MATS), of the United States Air Force. In addition to Syria, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia, it shows the eastern parts of Egypt and the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium of...
    • Contributor: Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (U.S.)
    • Date: 1955
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    Arabian Peninsula. 12-69. Scale 1:6,075,000. "887748444." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1969
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    Southwest Arabia: Ebha, Sheet 4.
    S.W. Arabia: Ebha, Sheet 4
    This 1917 map is part of a series of nine large-scale depictions of the southwestern portion of the Arabian Peninsula. It was published by the British Ordnance Survey in cooperation with the Geographical Section of the General Staff at the War Office, which published the series of maps of the peninsula covering Ta'izz, Mecca, Taʼif, Kunfuda (or al-Qunfudhah), Wadi Bishah, Abha, Wadi Shehran, Saada,...
    • Contributor: Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section - Maunsell, Francis Richard
    • Date: 1917
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    Arabian Gulf or Red Sea.
    Golfe Arabique ou Mer Rouge
    This map, "Golfe Arabique ou Mer Rouge" (Arabian Gulf or Red Sea), by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville was published in Paris in 1765. It is a very large copperplate engraved map of the Red Sea showing shorelines, islands, cities and settlements, roads, ports and anchorages, and shoals and sandbanks from Suez to the southern tip of Yemen. Four insets show the port of Giddah...
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1765
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    Southwest Arabia: Mecca, Sheet 8.
    S.W. Arabia: Mecca, Sheet 8
    This map is part of a series of nine large-scale depictions of the southwestern portion of the Arabian Peninsula. The map covers the region from Mecca and its port of Jeddah (now Jiddah) in the north to the southern town of al-Līth on the Red Sea and the arid areas towards the southwest. The entire region is known as Hijaz, or Hejaz. Much of...
    • Contributor: Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section - Maunsell, Francis Richard
    • Date: 1917
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    Arabia. This 1662 Latin map of Arabia is a copy of an earlier map by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638), the founder of the Blaeu cartographic firm. It is one of the first maps to show internal features of the Arabian Peninsula. Mountains are depicted, oases denoted by trees, and points used to indicate pearl deposits in the Arabian Gulf. The map uses dotted lines to...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1622
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    Arabia. This 1616 map is a reprint of a map originally published in 1598 by Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), a Flemish cartographer and engraver who settled in Amsterdam in about 1593 and established a business that produced globes and the first large maps of the world. The map covers the territory from west of the Gulf of Suez to the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula,...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1598
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    Arabia. This map of 1616, with Latin place names, is a reprint of a work by Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), a Flemish cartographer and engraver who settled in Amsterdam in about 1593 and established a business that produced globes and the first large maps of the world. The place names on the map are unclear. "Coromanis" is shown on many older maps as located in present-day...
    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1616
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    Travel Routes of Northern Arabia. Shown here is a rough map of the Bedouin grazing routes in the Arabian Desert from Palmyra, Syria, in the north to Hijaz (in present-day Saudi Arabia) in the south. The map was published by the Société de Géographie (Geographical Society) of France in 1884. It provides little precise topographic detail, but significant features such as "basalt plateau" or "year-round water flow" are noted....
    • Contributor: Huber, Charles - Geographical Society (France) - Hansen, Jules
    • Date: 1884
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    Central Arabia: Route from the Persian Gulf to the Red Sea. This map sheet displays three views of the central Arabian Peninsula. It was created by the legendary Harry Saint John Bridger Philby (1885-1960), a British adventurer, political counsellor, author, spy, and the most celebrated early modern traveler in Arabia, about which he published several books. The map focuses on the topographic features along the routes of Philby's travels. The central map shows the route...
    • Contributor: Philby, H. St. J. B. (Harry St. John Bridger) - Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
    • Date: 1920
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    A Map of North Western Arabia and Nejd. This map shows portions of present-day Jordan and Saudi Arabia. It was drawn by British traveler Charles Montagu Doughty (1843-1926) and published in 1884. A similar map accompanied the first edition of Doughty's famous Travels in Arabia Deserta, published in 1888. The map shows northwestern Arabia and Nejd (Najd), the remote uplands of central Saudi Arabia. It shows significant topographic detail and human habitation...
    • Contributor: Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) - Doughty, Charles Montagu
    • Date: 1884
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    Arabia. John Tallis and Company was a British mapmaking and publishing firm, founded by John Tallis (1817--76), which was active in London circa 1835-60. Tallis maps were known for their accurate information with numerous place-names and geographical details, as well as for the use of shaded areas to indicate topographical features. They are identifiable by the scrolling on the borders and the finely-drawn scenes inscribed...
    • Contributor: Warren, H. - Rapkin, John - Rogers, John
    • Date: 1850
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    A Current and Correct Depiction of Arabia Felix, Arabia Petraea, and Arabia Deserta.
    Arabie Felicis, Petraeae et Desertae nova et accurata delineatio
    This map from 1658 was published by Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664), or Jan Jansson. Jansson was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Jansson the Elder, a publisher and bookseller. Jansson's maps are similar to those of Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638), the founder of the Blaeu cartographic firm, and Jansson is sometimes accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those...
    • Contributor: Jansson, Jan
    • Date: 1658
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    The Coast of Arabia the Red Sea, and Persian Sea of Bassora Past the Straits of Hormuz to India, Gujarat and Cape Comorin.
    De Kusten van Arabie het Roode Meer,en Persie Zee van Bassora voor by 't Nau van Ormus Tot aan den Indus, Guzaratte en Kaap Comorin
    This 1707 map of the Arabian Peninsula and adjacent regions is the work of Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733), a Dutch publisher and bookseller based in Leiden who specialized in reissuing maps acquired from earlier mapmakers. The map appears to be based on an earlier Portuguese work, and uses a mix of Dutch, Latin, and Portuguese for titles and place names. The map covers...
    • Contributor: Aa, Pieter Van Der
    • Date: 1707
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    A Chart of the Coast of Arabia, the Red Sea and Persian Gulf, Drawn from the Chart of the Eastern Ocean. This English map is a reprinting, with slight changes, of an earlier French map published in 1740 by order of Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count de Maurepas (1701-81), secretary of state under King Louis XV. The map was drawn from an earlier chart of the Eastern Ocean, "improv'd from particular surveys and regulated by astronomical observations." This English edition of the de Maurepas map has a...
    • Contributor: Child, G.
    • Date: 1740
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    New Map of the Arabia Felix (South-Eastern Arabian Peninsula).
    Arabia Felice nvova tavola
    This map of Arabia Felix is a copper-plate engraving dating from 1561, after Giacomo Gastaldi's map of 1548. It shows the Arabian Peninsula, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Strait of Hormuz, and part of the Indian Ocean. The Qatar Peninsula southeast of Baharam (present-day Bahrain) can be clearly distinguished. This edition is by Girolamo Ruscelli (died 1566), a Venetian cartographer, polymath, and humanist. One of...
    • Contributor: Gastaldi, Giacomo - Ruscelli, Girolamo, Died Approximately 1565
    • Date: 1561

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    Map of the Arabian Peninsula. This map is from a collection of 65 projectable lantern slides relating to the Arab Revolt of 1916-18, an important theater of operations during World War I. By supporting the revolt against Ottoman Rule, the British sought to weaken the Ottoman Empire, which was aligned with Germany and Austria-Hungary. For their part, the Arabs hoped to secure independence and create a unified empire embracing...
    • Date: 1915