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ID: 7008082
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 57 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 57.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 005 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Consists of former counties of Caithness, Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty, and parts of Inverness, Nairn, Moray and Argyll; crossed by numerous mountain ranges, rivers, and lakes; economy based on forestry, livestock, oil, and winter tourism.

Names:
Highland (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Highld (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Highland Region (NA,V,English,U)
UKV3 (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 Highland (unitary authority)  ................  Highland (unitary authority) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Highland..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 266
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 918
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-70
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 502
Highland Region..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Highld..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
UKV3..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 266
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 918
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598680
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-70
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 502
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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