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ID: 7008103
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bedfordshire (county)  Bedfordshire (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises valley of River Great Ouse; occupied by Beaker peoples early Bronze Age (ca. 1800 BCE), Romans ca. 1st century, Anglo-Saxons and Danes 5th-6th centuries; boundries almost unchanged since 11th century; contains London's overflow airports and auto plants.

Names:
Bedfordshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Bedford (C,V,English,U)
Beds (C,V,English,U)
BDF (C,V)
Bedfordshire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
County of Bedfordshire (NA,V,English,U)
UK00 (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 England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Bedfordshire (county)  ................  Bedfordshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  since 1010
second level subdivision (C)
industrial center (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
BDF..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Bedford..........  [VP]
.................  Census UK: County Abbreviations [online] accessed 16 Dec 2002
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 129
Bedfordshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-16
.......................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Bedfordshire, County of..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Beds..........  [VP]
...........  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
...........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
County of Bedfordshire..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UK00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Census UK: County Abbreviations [online] accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2589547
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-16
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 129
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)

 

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