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ID: 1000647
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Islas de la Bahía (department)  Islas de la Bahía (department)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 086 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -86.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Chief island were charted by Christopher Columbus 1502; settled by buccaneers from England 1642; alternately claimed by Spain, England & Honduras 1650-1850; annexed to Great Britain 1852; ceded to Honduras 1859; populated by English-speaking Protestants.

Names:
Islas de la Bahía (preferred,C,V)
Departamento de Islas de la Bahía (C,V)
Islas de la Bahía, Departamento de (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Honduras (nation)  ........  Honduras (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Islas de la Bahía (department)  ............  Islas de la Bahía (department) (P)

Place Types:
department (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Departamento de Islas de la Bahía..........  [VP]
........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2014
Islas de la Bahía..........  [VP Preferred]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 February 2014
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-77
Islas de la Bahía, Departamento de..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-77
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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