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ID: 7003831
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Madeira (autonomous region)  Madeira (autonomous region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 017 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -17.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Island group off the coast of Morocco, comprising two inhabited islands & other islets; they are summits of mountains rising from the abyssal ocean floor; group constitutes an autonomous region of Portugal & contains one administrative district.

Names:
Madeira (preferred,C,V)
Madeira, Arquipélago da (C,V)
Madeira Islands (C,O)
Maderas, Islas (C,O)
Madeira region (C,O,display)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Portugal (nation)  ........  Portugal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Madeira (autonomous region)  ............  Madeira (autonomous region) (P)

Place Types:
autonomous region (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
island group (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Madeira..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 118
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Madeira, Arquipélago da..........  [VP]
.........................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-103
Madeira Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Madeira region..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Maderas, Islas..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-103
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-103
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 118
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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