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ID: 7008115
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cleveland (general region)  Cleveland (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Region and former administrative county in northeastern England, along the River Tees and the North Sea. It derives its name from "cliff" land, which refers to escarpment overlooking Vale of Tees. The region is comprised of parts of the historic counties of Durham and Yorkshire to the north and south of the Tees, respectively. It is divided administratively into the unitary authorities of Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough, and Redcar and Cleveland. At the core of the region is the metropolitan area of Teesside, incorporating the urban areas of Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, and the western portion of Redcar and Cleveland. Cleveland is the site of many railways, steel, chemical, and petroleum factories.

Names:
Cleveland (preferred,C,V)
Cleve (C,V)
CLV (C,V)

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 Cleveland (general region)  ................  Cleveland (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
county (H)  ............  1974-1996

Sources and Contributors:
Cleve..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Cleveland..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 381
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 47
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
CLV..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 381
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 47
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 16 Dec 2002

 

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