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ID: 7008132
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 002 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Bisected by River Severn and comprises scenic woodlands valleys; occupied by prehistoric peoples, Romans and the Saxon Hwicce tribe; site of English-Welsh border disputes during Middle Ages; Cotswold area is famous for its wool.

Names:
Gloucestershire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Gloucester (C,V,English,U)
Glos (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
Gloucs (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
GLS (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Gloucestershire (NA,V,English,U)
Gloucestershire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKE6 (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 Gloucestershire (county)  ................  Gloucestershire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)
mining center (H)  ............  centered in Forest of Dean, until mines closed in 1965
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Gloucestershire..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Glos..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
...........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
...........  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Gloucester..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Gloucestershire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 307
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-62
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Gloucestershire, County of..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Gloucs..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
GLS..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
UKE6..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 307
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2597217
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-62
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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