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ID: 7010552
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 002 07 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W edge of Pennines near mouth of River Medlock; center for agricultural products & woolen industry until 19th cen., when it became a major weaving center; today's industries include motor vehicles & electronics.

Names:
Oldham (preferred,C,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 Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Oldham (borough)  ....................  Oldham (borough) (P)
Hierarchy of Oldham (inhabited place)  ........................  Oldham (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
agricultural center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Oldham..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 912
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 144
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 912
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604617
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 144
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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