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ID: 7008088
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008088

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 56.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 005 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -5.1667  decimal degrees

Note: A local government region in western Scotland from 1975 to 1996; in 1996 it was abolished and administration passed to 12 unitary authorities. Its capital was Glasgow and it was comprised of the basin of River Clyde, islands of Mull, Jura, Islay and Arran. The area was taken by Vikings in the 9th century, by the English, and then given over to the Scots in 945.

Names:
Strathclyde (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Strath (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Strathclyde Region (NA,V,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 Strathclyde (former administrative division)  ................  Strathclyde (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
general region (H)  ............  1975-1996
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Strath..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Strathclyde..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 307
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1158
Strathclyde Region..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UK00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 307
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608949
..................  Oxford Paperback Encyclopedia (1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1158
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Oxford Paperback Encyclopedia (1998)

 

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