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ID: 1001589
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001589

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Uvs (province)  Uvs (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 093 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 93.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Province of northwest Mongolia; mountains and forest steppe covers more than half of land area, with remainder steppe and semi-desert; Uvs Nuur, nation's largest lake, is in the north; mineral deposits include coal, salt, iron ore, turquoise, and emerald; agricultural region.

Names:
Uvs (preferred,C,V)
Uvs Aymag (C,V)
Ubsa Nor (C,V)
Увс (C,V)
Увс Аймаг (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mongolia (nation)  ........  Mongolia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Uvs (province)  ............  Uvs (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Увс..........  [VP]
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 June 2014
Увс Аймаг..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 June 2014
Ubsa Nor..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 781, map
Uvs..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 680
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 June 2014
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 22
Uvs Aymag..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 June 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 680
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 5 June 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 22
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 781, map
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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