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ID: 7008118
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 001 32 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5333  decimal degrees

Note: Consists of bleak moorlands in the north and lowlands of River Trent in the south; occupied since prehistoric times; formed part of kingdom of Mercia in 7th century; area remained pastoral until mining began in 18th century; important for textiles in 18th and 19th centuries.

Names:
Derbyshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Derbys (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Derby (C,V,English,U)  ............ abbreviation
DBY (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Derbyshire (NA,V,English,U)
Derbyshire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKD3 (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 Derbyshire (county)  ................  Derbyshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural center (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Derbyshire..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
DBY..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Derby..........  [VP]
..............  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Derbys..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Derbyshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 23-24
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 54
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Derbyshire, County of..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKD3..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, 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 (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 23-24
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2594263
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 54
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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