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ID: 7003494
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Wexford (county)  Wexford (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 006 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -6.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Consists of lowlands & glacial moraines; once inhabited by Danes; Anglo-Normans landed in 1169; dominated by MacMurrough Kavanagh family in 16th cen.; occupied by Cromwell's forces in 1649; cattle & crops are exported though Dublin & Wexford.

Names:
Wexford (preferred,C,V)
Loch Garman (C,V)
County Wexford (C,V,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ireland (nation)  ........  Ireland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Leinster (province)  ............  Leinster (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Wexford (county)  ................  Wexford (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County Wexford..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Loch Garman..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 611
Wexford..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1018
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 611
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-190
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 215
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:1018; II, 1018
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 12:611; XII, 611
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-190
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 215
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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