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ID: 1010146
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1010146

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Micronesia (general region)  Micronesia (general region)

Note: Subdivision of Oceania containing many widely scattered islands of volcanic origin & coral atolls, including Mariana, Caroline, Marshall & Gilbert (Kiribati) island groups; inhabitants are of mixed Melanesian, Polynesian & Malaysian origin.

Names:
Micronesia (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Micronesia (general region)  ........  Micronesia (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
island group (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Micronesia..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 598
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 761
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 598
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 761
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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