Road Map of India

Scope and Content

A road map of India, including Assam and Burma
Scale: 50 miles to the inch
Size: 80x100 cm
Creator: Survey of India
Publisher: Survey of India
Place of printing: Calcutta

The map bears the note that it is the First Motoring Map of India published by the Survey of India.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Survey of India is India's central engineering agency in charge of mapping and surveying. Set up in 1767, to help consolidate the territories of the British East India Company. It is one of the oldest Engineering Departments of the Government of India.

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