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ID: 1056651
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1056651

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 59 38 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 59.6333  decimal degrees
Long: 150 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 150.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Gulf of Tauysk, on N coast of Sea of Okhotsk; economy based on engineering, ship repair & mining equipment; site of several teacher-training & research institutes.

Names:
Magadan (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Russia (nation)  ........  Russia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Magadanskaya Oblast' (oblast)  ............  Magadanskaya Oblast' (oblast) (P)
Hierarchy of Magadan (inhabited place)  ................  Magadan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a port & supply center for nearby Kolyma goldfields in 1933
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Magadan..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 666
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 118
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 666
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 118
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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