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ID: 7008072
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Scottish Borders (unitary authority)  Scottish Borders (unitary authority)

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 003 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Unitary authority in southeastern Scotland, bordering England. Consists of former counties of Berwick, Peebles, Selkirk, Roxburgh and small portion of former Midlothian county; divided into districts of Tweedale, Ettrick, Lauderdale, Roxburgh, and Berwickshire; economy based on agriculture and textile production. Borders was renamed Scottish Borders in 1996; the boundaries of the two are identical. Newtown St. Boswells is the administrative center.

Names:
Scottish Borders (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1996
Borders (C,V,English,U)  ............ 1975-1996
Borders Region (C,V,English,U)  ............ 1975-1996
Scot Bord (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
BOR (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
The Scottish Borders (NA,V,English,U)
Scottish Borders, The (NA,V,English,U)
UKT9 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Scotland (country)  ............  Scotland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Scottish Borders (unitary authority)  ................  Scottish Borders (unitary authority) (P)

Place Types:
unitary authority (preferred, C)  ............  since 1996
second level subdivision (C)  ............  since 1975
agricultural land (C)
region (administrative division) (H)  ............  established 1975
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
BOR..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Borders..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 383
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 162
Borders Region..........  [VP]
.............................  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Scot Bord..........  [VP]
....................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
Scottish Borders..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
.............................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
Scottish Borders, The..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
The Scottish Borders..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKT9..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 383
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2590401
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 31
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 162
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)
..........  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)

 

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