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ID: 7008076
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Fife (unitary authority)  Fife (unitary authority)

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 56.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 003 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Consists of former county of Fife; area comprises lowlands and fluvioglacial deposits with coalfields to the south; although remote during Middle Ages, contained many royal burghs and important centers during the 16th century; industries include mining and fishing.

Names:
Fife (preferred,C,V,English,U)
FIF (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Fifeshire (NA,V,English,U)
Fife Conty (NA,V,English,U)
Fife Region (NA,V,English,U)
UKV1 (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 Fife (unitary authority)  ................  Fife (unitary authority) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
FIF..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Fife..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
...........  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 769
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 66
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 395-396
Fife Conty..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fife Region..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Fifeshire..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKV1..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 769
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2596147; -2596146
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 66
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 395-396
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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