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ID: 7005005
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Svalbard (dependent state)  Svalbard (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 78 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 78.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 020 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 20.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in the Arctic Ocean; charted by Dutchman Willem Barents in 1596; formerly was a major whaling center.

Names:
Svalbard (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
SV00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Svalbard (dependent state)  ........  Svalbard (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Svalbard (dependent state)  ............  Svalbard (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (general region)  ........  Svalbard and Jan Mayen (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Svalbard (dependent state)  ............  Svalbard (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  officially incorporated in Norway on August 14, 1925
primary political unit (C)
island group (C)

Sources and Contributors:
SV00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
Svalbard..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 622
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 622
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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