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ID: 7005802
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Nova Scotia (province)  Nova Scotia (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 063 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -63.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Settled originally by Micmacs; first visited by Norse Vikings around 1000 BCE; claimed for England by John Cabot late 15th cen.; settlers from France arrived 1605; Scottish colonists came after 1621; Treaty of Utrecht gave area to England 1713; French Acadians were deported to Louisiana by British.

Names:
Nova Scotia (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
Nova Scotia (Latin-P,U,N)
Nova Scotia, Province of (C,V)
Province de Nouvelle-Écosse (C,V,French,U,N)
Nouvelle Écosse (C,V,French-P,U,N)
Neuschottland (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Nueva Escocia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Acadia (H,V)  ............ Micmac name used by French settlers in 17th cen.; name referred to area with various borders 16th-17th cen.
Acadie (H,V)
NS (C,V)
Nova Scotian (C,V,English,U,A)

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 Nova Scotia (province)  ............  Nova Scotia (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)
peninsula (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Acadia..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 808
Acadie..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 808
Neuschottland..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-121
Nouvelle Écosse..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-124
Nova Scotia..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Nova Scotian..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Nova Scotia, Province of..........  [VP]
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
NS..........  [VP]
...........  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
Nueva Escocia..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-125
Province de Nouvelle-Écosse..........  [VP]
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 808
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-121; I-124; I-125
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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