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ID: 7008078
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Grampian (former administrative division)  Grampian (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 57 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 57.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.7500  decimal degrees

Note: A former local government region in northeastern Scotland, bordering the North Sea. In 1975 it was formed out of Aberdeenshire, Banff, Kincardine, and Moray; it was abolished in 1996 when Aberdeenshire and Moray were reformed with adjusted boundaries and the city of Aberdeen became a unitary authority. Local industries include agriculture, food processing, fishing and whiskey distilling.

Names:
Grampian (preferred,C,V)
Gramp (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
GMP (C,V)  ............ abbreviation

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 Grampian (former administrative division)  ................  Grampian (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
agricultural land (C)
region (administrative division) (H)  ............  1975-1996

Sources and Contributors:
GMP..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Gramp..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Grampian..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 411
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 75
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 454
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 411
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 75
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 454
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)

 

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