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ID: 7009905
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kirkwall (inhabited place)  Kirkwall (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 58 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 58.9667  decimal degrees
Long: 002 57 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.9500  decimal degrees

Note: Noted for St. Magnus Cathedral, ruins of Bishop's Palace & Tankerness House Museum; library contains extensive collection of books & materials concerning the island's history.

Names:
Kirkwall (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Churchbay (H,O)

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 Scotland (country)  ............  Scotland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Orkney (unitary authority)  ................  Orkney (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Mainland (island)  ....................  Mainland (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Kirkwall (inhabited place)  ........................  Kirkwall (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
episcopal see (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Churchbay..........  [VP]
....................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 406
Kirkwall..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 406
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 406
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2600430
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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