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ID: 7007250
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Idaho (state)  Idaho (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 115 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -115.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by 8000 BC; Kutenai, Coeur d'Alene, Nez Percé, Paiute, Shoshoni & others were here when influx of settlers from E destroyed buffalo herds in 19th cen.; conflict with Britain over N border 1840s; received Confederate refugees after Civil War.

Names:
Idaho (preferred,C,V)  ............ name is derived from an Amerindian term for the Comanche tribe, name was originally proposed for what is now Colorado
ID (C,V,USPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Idaho (state)  ............  Idaho (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since July 3, 1890
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Boise .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Idaho, Ada county) [7013443]

Sources and Contributors:
ID..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
Idaho..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:407
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:421 ff.
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000312
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 407; 1:407
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 421 ff.; 29:421 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000312
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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