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ID: 7007828
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 073 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -73.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Amerindian hunters; settled by French in 17th cen., by Dutch in 1724, by British after 1763; fought for independence from New Hampshire & New York, then in Revolution; saw only Confederate attack N of Pennsylvania in Civil War.

Names:
Vermont (preferred,C,V)  ............ first used officially in 1777, from French words "vert" & "mont," referring to "green mountains"
VT (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 Vermont (state)  ............  Vermont (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since March 4, 1791
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Vermont..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:989-990
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:288 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 102
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000345
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
VT..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 989-990; 2:989-990
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 288 ff.; 29:288 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102; plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000345
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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