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Sketch map showing forest reserves (sanctioned and proposed) in the Pegu and Tenasserim Divisions of British Burma

event1881

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Map of forest reserves—sanctioned and proposed—on the west coast of British Burma (Myanmar). The map also shows rivers, including the Irrawaddy River, and the railway from Rangoon (Yangon) to Prome (Pyay).

India showing missionary stations

event1884

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This two-sheet map of India and Burma (Myanmar) shows missionary stations. The legend lists 29 European and 13 American missionary societies and churches, each with their own symbol to show their location on the map.

The external trade routes of India: with tables showing the amount and value of the principal exports and imports of the chief Indian sea ports and frontier states

event1886

location_onMyanmar, Thailand

This map of the trade routes of India includes Burma (Myanmar) and part of Siam (Thailand). The Rangoon and Irrawaddy Valley State Railway is marked. There are tables showing the values of imports and exports for each area, listed by produce type.

British Burma, Pegu division: With additions to railways up to 1891

event1891

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Topographical map of the Pegu Division of British Burma (Myanmar), spread over four sheets. In addition to mountains, forests, rivers and wetlands, rice fields, routes (road, railway, path, telegraph), villages and pagodas are marked.

District Ruby Mines

event1893

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Map of the district of Ruby Mines in northern Burma (Myanmar) featuring the Irrawaddy and Shweli rivers. High points are marked with their heights so they can be used for triangulation. As the name suggests, the district was known for its rubies.

Index to relative positions of gold mining & prospecting grants: District Katha

event1893

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Map of the Katha district, Burma (Myanmar), with locations of gold mines and land allocated for prospecting. High points are marked and linked with lines to create a triangulation network. The Mu Valley State Railway and Mu River are shown.

India: Cotton

event1893

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On this map of India and Burma (Myanmar), shading indicates what percentage of each province is used for the cultivating cotton. Part of a series of maps of the same area showing different crops (others include rice and sugarcane).

India: Rice

event1893

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On this map of India and Burma (Myanmar), shading indicates what percentage of each province is used for the cultivating rice. Part of a series of maps of the same area showing different crops (others include cotton and sugarcane).

India: Sugar cane

event1893

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On this map of India and Burma (Myanmar), shading indicates what percentage of each province is used for the cultivating sugarcane. Part of a series of maps of the same area showing different crops (others include cotton and rice).

India shewing railways

event1893

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This map of India and Burma (Myanmar) shows railways, and railways sanctioned or under construction. Other maps in this series show the same area in different years of the 1890s.

No. 4 preliminary chart of the principal triangulation of the Mandalay meridional series

event1893

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A triangulation map of part of Upper Burma (Myanmar), showing nine locations (‘hill stations’) joined with straight lines to create a triangulation network. Each hill station’s latitude and longitude, height above sea level, and description is given.

City of Mandalay and environs

event1894

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Map of the Burmese city of Mandalay on the Irrawaddy River. The city has a grid of roads and buildings, dominated by Fort Dufferin (formerly Mandalay Palace). The surrounding country has villages, crops, agricultural ponds and irrigation channels.

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