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ID: 7007568
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New York (state)  New York (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 075 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -75.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Occupied by Algonquians (Mohican & Munsee) and Iroquois (Five Nations) when Europeans settled here in 17th cen.; French and Algonquians warred with English & Iroquois in 18th cen.; state was divided during Revolution; supported Union in Civil War.

Names:
New York (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed when land passed from Dutch to duke of York, brother of Charles I of England in 1660s
NY (C,V,USPS)
New York state (C,V,display)
New Netherland (H,O)  ............ referred to original settlements made by Dutch

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 New York (state)  ............  New York (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since July 26, 1788
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Albany .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, New York state, Albany county) [7013266]

Sources and Contributors:
New Netherland..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 658
New York..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:658
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:302 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000332
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
New York state..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
NY..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 658; 2:658
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 302 ff.; 29:302 ff.
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000332
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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