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ID: 7003635
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Zeeland (province)  Zeeland (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 003 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 3.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Located in the delta lands of Scheldt and Maas rivers, including mainland and several islands that are now connected to each other and the mainland by dams and bridges; was long disputed between counts of Flanders and Holland; severely dmamaged by flood in 1953.

Names:
Zeeland (preferred,C,V)
Zeeland, Provincie (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Netherlands (nation)  ........  Netherlands (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Zeeland (province)  ............  Zeeland (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  joined to the United Provinces in late 17th cen.
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Zeeland..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: Holland (1961)
.................  Blue Guide: Holland (1982) 90
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 903
.................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 221
Zeeland, Provincie..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Holland (1961)
..................  Blue Guide: Holland (1982) 90
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 903
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 221
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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