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ID: 7003736
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Santa Monica (inhabited place)  Santa Monica (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 118 29 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -118.4833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Santa Monica Bay; laid out in 1875 by Senator John P Jones; named after local spring Las Lágrimas ("the tears") de Santa Monica; promoted as oceanside resort & residential community; Santa Monica City College founded 1929.

Names:
Santa Monica (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 Los Angeles (county)  ................  Los Angeles (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Santa Monica (inhabited place)  ....................  Santa Monica (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was part of Spanish rancho, town was laid out in 1875
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1886
port (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  of aircraft equipment since establishment of Douglas Aircraft Company after WW I

Sources and Contributors:
Santa Monica..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 10:428
.......................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6057574
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1075
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 428; 10:428
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6057574
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1075
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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