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Cameroons under United Kingdom Administration / drawn & reproduced by Federal Survey Department, Nigeria.

Cartographer:
Nigeria. Survey Department [Browse]
Format:
Map
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • [Lagos], Nigeria : Federal Survey Department, 1959.
  • London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1959.
Εdition:
Second edition - F.N.
Description:
  • (E 8°31ʹ36ʹʹ--E 14°19ʹ16ʹʹ/N 12°06ʹ54ʹʹ--N 3°53ʹ07ʹʹ).
  • 1 map : color ; 58 x 36 cm.
Series:
Notes:
  • Relief shown by contours and gradient tints.
  • Originally drawn in 1956, revised to March 1959. Reprinted 1959.
  • Map shows: international, provincial, Nigeria-Cameroons, divisional, and district boundaries; headquarters provincial and divisional, customs stations, three classes of roads, railways, lighthouses, telegraph lines, wireless stations, and native courts.
  • "F.N. 8B"
  • "1800/259/3-59"
  • The territory of the Cameroons under the United KIngdom trusteeship consisted of two mountainous strips on the eastern frontier of Nigeria, extending from Lake Chad to the Atlantic Ocean. It is divided by a strech of approximately 45 miles into north and south by the Benue River.
  • Original maps is filed in the Map/Geospatial Center, map reproductions is attached to companion volume.
  • Crown copyright reserved.
With:
Issued to accompany volume: The Cameroons under United Kingdom administration : Report by Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the General Assembly of the United Nations for the year 1958 / London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1959.
Geographic coverage:
Map shows southern Cameroons region that merged with French Cameroon in 1961 to form the United Republic of Cameroon, and part of northern Cameroons that joined Nigeria in 1961.
Other format(s):
Available also online through: Princeton University Libraries, Digital Map & Geographic Data Web site.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Topographic maps.
  • Topographic maps
Refer to this map as:
  • CAMEROONS : Scale 1:2,000,000
In:
Colonial Office. The Cameroons under United Kingdom administration : Report by Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the General Assembly of the United Nations for the year 1958. Colonial 341. London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1959. (383 pages : 2 maps folded in back of book ; 26 cm)
Issuing body:
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