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ID: 7005258
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Isle of Man (dependent state)  Isle of Man (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 004 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited since prehistoric times with Neolithic monuments dating from 2000 BCE. It was the home to Irish missionaries in the 5th century. It was inhabited by Celts, then Norse invasions occurred ca. 800. The Isle of Man was ruled by Norway until 1266, by Scotland until 1377, then by English kings. The indigenous Manx (Gaelic) language is now nearly extinct.

Names:
Isle of Man (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Man, Isle of (C,V,English,U,N)
Île de Man (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Insel Man (C,O,German-P,U,N)
IM00 (C,O,FIPS)
IoM (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
IOM (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
I of M (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Mona (H,V)  ............ ancient name
Monapia (H,V)
IM (C,O)
IMN (C,O)
ISO833 (C,O)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Isle of Man (dependent state)  ............  Isle of Man (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of United Kingdom
primary political unit (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Île de Man..........  [VP]
.......................  Harrap's French/English Dictionary(1972) II, M:11
IM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
IM00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
IMN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
Insel Man..........  [VP]
....................  Langenscheidt German Dictionary (1974) II, 1998
I of M..........  [VP]
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
IoM..........  [VP]
...........  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
IOM..........  [VP]
...........  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Isle of Man..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Embassy of Britain (1980)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-43
ISO833..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
Man, Isle of..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 391
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 755
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 720
Mona..........  [VP]
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 350
Monapia..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 563
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 391
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 563
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Embassy of Britain (1980)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 755
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  Harrap's French/English Dictionary(1972) II, M:11
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
..................  Langenscheidt German Dictionary (1974) II, 1998
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 350
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-43
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 720
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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