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ID: 7005804
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 072 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -72.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Algonkin, Montagnais and Cree Indians; Eskimos later settled in Hudson Bay area; region declared for France by Jacques Cartier who landed at Gaspé 1534; settlement of colony of New France commenced at present Québec City 1608.

Names:
Québec (preferred,C,V)
Quebec (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Québec province (C,V,display)
Québec, Province du (C,V)
Province du Québec (C,V)
Quebec, Province of (C,V)
Québecois (C,V,French,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 Quebec (province)  ............  Quebec (province) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Province du Québec..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Quebec..........  [FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 846-847
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Québec..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 9:846-847
.................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 160
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Québecois..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Québec province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Québec, Province du..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Quebec, Province of..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 846-847; 9:846-847
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 160
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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