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ID: 1008735
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1008735

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Rarotonga (island)  Rarotonga (island)

Coordinates:
Lat: 21 14 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -21.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 159 46 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -159.7667  decimal degrees

Note: Largest & most important of Cook Islands; volcanic; Avarua (regional capital) located on N coast; exports copra, oranges, bananas; claimed by Germany 1880-1889; annexed by Britain 1889; transferred to New Zealand 1901.

Names:
Rarotonga (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cook Islands (dependent state)  ........  Cook Islands (dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of Rarotonga (island)  ............  Rarotonga (island) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cook Islands (dependent state)  ........  Cook Islands (dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of Lower Cook Islands (island group)  ............  Lower Cook Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Rarotonga (island)  ................  Rarotonga (island) (P)

Place Types:
island (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Rarotonga..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 534
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1004
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 534
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1004
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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