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ID: 7007713
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 100 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -100.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited mainly by agrarian Arikara and nomadic Sioux when French and Spanish came in 18th cen.; part of Louisiana Purchase of 1803; homesteaded by Germans, Scandinavians & Russians in mid-19th cen.; gold rush precipitated infamous Indian Wars late 19th cen.

Names:
South Dakota (preferred,C,V)  ............ "Dakota" derives from the name of a branch of Sioux Indians
SD (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 Dakota (state)  ............  South Dakota (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
SD..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
South Dakota..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:880
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:395 ff.
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 102
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000341
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 880; 2:880
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 395 ff.; 29:395 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102; plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000341
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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