Air chart of the most important strategic point in the Gulf

[United Arab Emirates]. Strait of Hormuz (548). GSGS 4695. Edition 2.

London, War Office, 1955.

Coloured R.A.F. aeronautical chart. 738 by 573 mm. Scale 1:1,000,000.


An excellent official British aeronautical chart of the Strait of Hormuz, covering part of Oman, a large section of the coastline of the United Arab Emirates (including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Ras al Khaimah) and Hormuz Island. It was issued by the Geographical Section, General Staff (GSGS) as part of their 4695 series of 1:1,000,000 scale maps. The GSGS supplied maps to the British Armed Forces (in this case the R.A.F.), collected data on foreign survey networks and prepared survey data for Expeditionary Force mobilisation.

Light weakening and edge flaws to folds, but generally well preserved.