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ID: 7005801
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Newfoundland and Labrador (province)  Newfoundland and Labrador (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 056 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -56.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The province comprises the mainland section of Labrador and Newfoundland island. It is Canada's seventh largest province, inhabited at least since 7000 BCE. Labrador was seen by Viking explorers in the 10th century. The waters were fished by Basque, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and English, from the 16th century.

Names:
Newfoundland and Labrador (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Newfoundland and Labrador, Province of (C,V)
Newfoundland, Province of (C,V)
Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, Province de (C,V,French-P,U,N)
Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador (C,V)
Terre-Neuve, Province de (C,V)
Province de Terre-Neuve (C,V)
Newfoundland (C,V)
Terre-Neuve (C,V)
Neufundland (C,O)
Terranova (C,O)
Terra Nova (C,O)
Vinland (H,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 Newfoundland and Labrador (province)  ............  Newfoundland and Labrador (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, B)  ............  joined Confederation 1949
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Neufundland..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-120
Newfoundland..........  [BHA, FDA, VP]
.......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.......................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985) 2:1244-1252
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Newfoundland and Labrador..........  [VP Preferred]
............................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 28 September 2007
............................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) preferred short form; accessed 28 September 2007
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Newfoundland and Labrador, Province of..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Newfoundland, Province of..........  [VP]
............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Province de Terre-Neuve..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Terranova..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-174
Terra Nova..........  [VP]
.......................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985) II, 1244
Terre-Neuve..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-174
Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, Province de..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Terre-Neuve, Province de..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 28 September 2007
Vinland..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985) II, 1244; II, 1244-1252; 2:1244-1252
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 28 September 2007
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) preferred short form; accessed 28 September 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-120; I-174
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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