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ID: 7005694
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 115 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -115.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Borders Saskatchewan to the east, Montana to the south and British Columbia to the west; under control of Hudson's Bay Company until 1870; oil was discovered here in 1947; products include wheat, barley, sugar beets, petroleum, natural gas, coal, and gypsum.

Names:
Alberta (preferred,C,V)
Alberta, Province d' (C,V)
Alberta, Province of (C,V)
Province of Alberta (C,V)
Albertan (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Alberta (province)  ............  Alberta (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  since 1905
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alberta..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 8/01
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-4
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 26
Albertan..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 23 October 2013
Alberta, Province d'..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Alberta, Province of..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Province of Alberta..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 6 May 2014
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 8/01
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-4
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 26
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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