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ID: 1048804
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1048804

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tromsø (inhabited place)  Tromsø (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 69 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 69.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 019 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 19.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located off NW coast, well N of Arctic Circle so sun is visible continuously from May through July; was major Arctic trading port from 13th cen.; now is center for major Arctic fishery, shipping facilities, killing of seals, & Institute of Meteorology.

Names:
Tromsø (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Troms (county)  ............  Troms (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Tromsø (inhabited place)  ................  Tromsø (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Troms (county)  ............  Troms (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Tromsøy (island)  ................  Tromsøy (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Tromsø (inhabited place)  ....................  Tromsø (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  established ca. 1250, chartered in 1794
town (C)
county seat (C)
port (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Tromsø..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 949
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 941-942
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 201
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 949
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 941-942
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 201
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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