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ID: 7008168
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 001 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Area covers most of Thames Valley; contains many Paleolithic and Neolithic artifacts; part of Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex and Mercia; ruled by Danes 10th-11th centuries; site of battles during English Civil War; area includes a portion of Berkshire since 1974.

Names:
Oxfordshire (preferred,C,V)
Oxon (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
OXF (C,V)  ............ abbreviation

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 Oxfordshire (county)  ................  Oxfordshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
industrial center (C)
Paleolithic (H)
Neolithic (H)
Anglo-Saxon (H)

Related geographic places:
coextensive with ....  Thames Valley .......... (former administrative division)
..............................  (World, Oceania, New Zealand, North Island) [7018425]

Sources and Contributors:
OXF..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Oxfordshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 702
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 31
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Oxon..........  [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) xviii
...........  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
...........  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
...........  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 702
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 31
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

 

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