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ID: 7007705
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of North Dakota (state)  North Dakota (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 100 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -100.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Was inhabited by both agricultural and nomadic tribes including Mandans, Chippewas, Crees, Sioux and Crows when French came in 18th cen.; was one of last areas of American frontier to be settled by Europeans, most settlers arrived in 2nd half of 19th cen.

Names:
North Dakota (preferred,C,V)  ............ "Dakota" is derived from the name of the Dakota Sioux, a western tribe of Sioux
ND (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 North Dakota (state)  ............  North Dakota (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since November 2, 1889
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bismarck .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, North Dakota, Burleigh county) [7013429]

Sources and Contributors:
ND..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
North Dakota..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:670
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:389 ff.
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000334
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 670; 2:670
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 389 ff.; 29:389 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000334
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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