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ID: 7006630
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006630

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Nassau (inhabited place)  Nassau (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 077 29 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -77.4833  decimal degrees

Note: One of world's most popular resort cities; pirate haunt in 17th cen.; occupied by British & Spanish during 18th cen.; used by US blockade runners during Civil War; known for excellent harbor, elegant buildings, lush gardens, & sight-seeing tours.

Names:
Nassau (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahamas (nation)  ........  Bahamas (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of lost & found/Bahamas (miscellaneous)  ............  lost & found/Bahamas (miscellaneous) (P)
Hierarchy of Nassau (inhabited place)  ................  Nassau (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bahamas (nation)  ........  Bahamas (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of New Providence (island)  ............  New Providence (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Nassau (inhabited place)  ................  Nassau (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  granted in 1629 to Sir Robert Heath by Charles I of England
city (C)
national capital (C)
tourist center (C)
commercial center (C)
port (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Bahamas .......... (nation)
..................  (World, North and Central America) [7005332]

Sources and Contributors:
Nassau..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 640
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 525
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 137
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 640
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 525
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 137
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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