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ID: 7007755
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pomerania (general region)  Pomerania (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 39 57 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 015 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Refers to a section of the larger Pomeranian region along the Baltic Sea coastal plain in Poland; lies mainly east of the Oder river.

Names:
Pomerania (preferred,C,V)  ............ name of the area in 1918 when it was a Prussian province
Pommern (C,O)
Pomorze (C,V)
Pomorze Zachodnie (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Poland (nation)  ........  Poland (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Pomerania (general region)  ............  Pomerania (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)  ............  occupied by 5th century; early inhabitants were Celts, German and Slavic tribes
department (H)  ............  formed 1918; after WWII made part of Bydgoszcz province
miscellaneous (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pomerania..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 588
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 30 July 2014
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 155
Pommern..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-137
Pomorze..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-137
Pomorze Zachodnie..........  [BHA, VP]
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
................................  Biuletyn Historii Sztuki Januszkiewicz, B, XLIX/3-4(1987),410-414
................................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 30 July 2014
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Biuletyn Historii Sztuki Januszkiewicz, B, XLIX/3-4(1987),410-414
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 588
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 30 July 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-137
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 155
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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