The Arabian oil fields and pipelines in the late 1930s

[Map - Middle East]. Geographical Publishing Company. Arabia and near bordering countries. Includes: Palestine, Iran (Persia) and surrounding territories.

Chicago, Geographical publishing company, ca. 1936-1941.

Colour printed map, 540 x 400 mm.


Map of the Arabian Peninsula and parts of the USSR, Turkey, Iran and the British, French and Italian colonies in Africa, possibly coming form an edition of the "Commercial atlas of the world". Printed in yellow are oil fields and pipelines, including the legendary Kirkuk-Haifa/Tripoli oil pipeline. Detailed maps of Iran and of British controlled Palestine are printed on the other side.

With a few small holes near the inner margin.