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ID: 7000430
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000430

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Norfolk Island (dependent state)  Norfolk Island (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 02 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -29.0333  decimal degrees
Long: 167 57 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 167.9500  decimal degrees

Note: Captain Cook found the island uninhabited in 1774; was British from 1788; served as penal colony in 18th and 19th centuries; was settled by mutineers from HMS Bounty and Pitcairn Islanders; though much of land has been cleared, still is haven for fauna & flora; main languages are English and Tahitian.

Names:
Norfolk Island (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)  ............ named for the Duke of Norfolk in 1774
Isla Norfolk (C,O)
Norfolk-Insel (C,O)
Île Norfolk (C,O)
NFK (C,O,ISO3L)
NF (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO574 (C,O,ISO3N)
NF00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norfolk Island (dependent state)  ........  Norfolk Island (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Australia (nation)  ........  Australia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Norfolk Island (dependent state)  ............  Norfolk Island (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  Australian since 1914
primary political unit (C)
external territory (C)
island (C)
penal settlement (H)  ............  British, 1788-1806, and 1825-1855

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kingston .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Norfolk Island) [1099381]

Sources and Contributors:
Île Norfolk..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Isla Norfolk..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
ISO574..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NF..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
NF00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
NFK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Norfolk-Insel..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
Norfolk Island..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 462
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 764
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 10
.............................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 855
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 462
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 764
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1591893
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 58
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 10
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-69
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 855
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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