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Burma with parts of India, China and Siam


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Map of Burma used as advertising by a clothing shop in Rangoon (Yangon, Myanmar). There is a calendar with each day marked with an historic event. The map is labelled with indigenous peoples (uppercase red text) and products of each area.

Trade Routes in the Far East


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Map of stream ship trade routes around Southeast Asia. Rivers, railways, submarine telegraph cables, lighthouses (fixed, revolving and flashing), graving docks and coaling stations are marked. An inset map shows a railway route from Britain to Asia.

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



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.

South eastern frontier


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Very detailed large-scale map of the southeast border of Burma (Myanmar) and Siam (Thailand), divided into districts. Spread over multiple sheets, seems incomplete (some sheets appear more than once, probably from different versions of the same map).

India, Burmah and the adjacent parts of Beluchistan, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the Chinese Empire, and Siam


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British Burma is shown on the right of this two-sheet map of India. The green areas had come under British rule after the first and second Anglo-Burmese wars, with Upper Burma (light brown) being incorporated after the Third Anglo-Burmese War (1885).

Burma: with parts of India, China, and Siam


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Map of Burma labelled with indigenous peoples (uppercase red text) and products (salt, copper, tea, rubies, coal, rubber, petroleum, marble, jade, silver) of each area. It also marks two journeys by the explorer J. Annan Bryce, and proposed railways.

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



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).

Map of Burmah, and adjacent countries


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Small notes on this map of Burmah (Myanmar) describe mines, crops and products produced, names of local tribes etc. e.g.: ‘a passage to Rangoon in the wet season’, ‘Ship of 400 tons built here’, ‘Alompra’s birth place’, ‘Gold dust in the streams’.

The central part of British Burmah with the Shan provinces of Burmah and Siam


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The routes of eight expeditions through Burma (Myanmar) and Siam (Thailand) are shown, with text noting ‘Ancient ruins with sarcophagi, mummies’, ‘bazaar… great variety of European goods’, ‘great thoroughfare for the Chinese trading with the Shans’.

Stanford's portable map of India shewing its present divisions and the adjacent parts of Beluchistan, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the Chinese Empire, Burmah and Siam


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This two-sheet map of India includes Burma (Myanmar) and Siam. British Burma—which came under British colonial rule after the first (1824–1826) and second (1852–1853) Anglo-Burmese wars—is highlighted in red.

New map of Burma and the regions adjacent


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Map of Burma spread over two sheets, labelled with the names of indigenous ‘tribes’ (uppercase red text), mountains, rivers, forests and plantations (teak, bamboo, sappanwood).

The phenomena of volcanic action: showing the regions visited by earthquakes and the distribution of volcanoes over the globe


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On the main map, the volcanic regions of Southeast Asia are labelled, active and extinct volcanos are marked, and the 1815 eruption of Tumbora (Mount Tambora on Sumbawa) is highlighted. Even more details are shown on an inset map of Southeast Asia.


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