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ID: 2012847
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mountain View (inhabited place)  Mountain View (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 122 04 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -122.0667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on SW shore of San Franciso Bay; became shipping point for fruit & grain; Ames Laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics located here in 1940.

Names:
Mountain View (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Santa Clara (county)  ................  Santa Clara (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Mountain View (inhabited place)  ....................  Mountain View (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled as a stage coach station in 1852
city (C)
transportation center (C)
publishing center (C)  ............  of religious books when Pacific Press Publishing moved its plant here from Oakland in 1904

Sources and Contributors:
Mountain View..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 377
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6031980
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 377
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6031980
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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