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ID: 7007712
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of South Carolina (state)  South Carolina (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 080 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -80.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Cusabo, Creek, Congaree and others when Spanish, French & English arrived 16-17th cen.; Europeans penetrated inland in 18th cen.; strongly supported the American Revolution; was slave state, the first to join Confederacy in 1860 in Civil War.

Names:
South Carolina (preferred,C,V)  ............ "Carolina" derives from name for larger area, named for Charles I of England, who granted the land in 1629
SC (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 South Carolina (state)  ............  South Carolina (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since May 23, 1788
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Columbia .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, South Carolina, Richland county) [7013641]

Sources and Contributors:
SC..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
South Carolina..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:879
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:346 ff.
.............................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000340
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 879; 2:879
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 346 ff.; 29:346 ff.
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000340
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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