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ID: 7007708
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 120 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -120.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Chinook, Tillamook, Yamel, Northern Paiute, Modoc & many others when Spanish & English arrived in 16th cen.; settled by fur merchants in 18th cen.; great influx of settlers from E arrived in mid-19th cen.

Names:
Oregon (preferred,C,V)
OR (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 Oregon (state)  ............  Oregon (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since February 14, 1859
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Salem .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Oregon, Marion county) [2085479]

Sources and Contributors:
OR..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Oregon..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:690-691
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:452 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000337
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 690-691; 2:690-691
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 452 ff.; 29:452 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000337
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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