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ID: 1030684
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of South Shields (inhabited place)  South Shields (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 59 16 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.9878  decimal degrees
Long: 001 25 17 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.4214  decimal degrees

Note: Located in South Tyneside district; was site of Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall; center of glass and salt trade in the 17th century; today's industries include shipbuilding and marine engineering; first self-righting lifeboat launched here in 1790.

Names:
South Shields (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Arbeia (H,V)  ............ ancient name

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Tyne and Wear (county)  ................  Tyne and Wear (county) (P)
Hierarchy of South Tyneside (borough)  ....................  South Tyneside (borough) (P)
Hierarchy of South Shields (inhabited place)  ........................  South Shields (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of South Shields (inhabited place)  ............  South Shields (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by the Convent of Durham in 13th cen.
city (C)
port (C)
shipbuilding center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
fortified settlement (H)
fort (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Arbeia..........  [VP]
.................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-) accessed 03/08/2001
South Shields..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 45
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 187
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 45
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608323
..................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-) accessed 8 March 2001; accessed 03/08/2001
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 187
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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