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ID: 7010370
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kingston-Upon-Hull (inhabited place)  Kingston-Upon-Hull (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Chief port serving Humber River & its tributaries for over 400 years; busy wool port in 16th cen.; Governor Hotham's refusal to admit Charles I to town in 1642 was first incident of English Civil War; expanded greatly during Industrial Revolution.

Names:
Kingston-Upon-Hull (preferred,C,V)
Kingston Upon Hull (C,V)
Hull (C,V,English,U)
Kingston upon Hull (NA,V,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 Kingston upon Hull (unitary authority)  ................  Kingston upon Hull (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Kingston-Upon-Hull (inhabited place)  ....................  Kingston-Upon-Hull (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a seaport by Edward I in late 13th cen.
city (C)  ............  since 1897
county seat (C)  ............  since 1981, when construction of Humber Bridge linked communications to either side of river
port (C)
transportation center (C)
industrial center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hull..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
...........  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 87
...........  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
Kingston-Upon-Hull..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
Kingston Upon Hull..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) Accessed 08/14/2002.
Kingston upon Hull..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2600203
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) Accessed 08/14/2002.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101; 87
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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