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ID: 1001822
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Acre (state)  Acre (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 09 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -9.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 070 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Covers SW portion of Amazon rain forest; ceded to Bolivia 1867-1899; local fauna includes cabybaras, red deer & tapirs; large numbers of Amerindians still live on river's raw materials; main exports are rubber & Brazil nuts.

Names:
Acre (preferred,C,V)
Estado do Acre (C,V)
Acre, Estado do (C,V)
Acre, Territorio do (C,V)
Acre, Território Federal do (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Norte (region (geographic))  ............  Norte (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Acre (state)  ................  Acre (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  achieved statehood in 1960
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
jungle (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Acre..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 69
...........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Acre, Estado do..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Acre, Territorio do..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Acre, Território Federal do..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Estado do Acre..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 69
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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