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ID: 7010642
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 002 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on River Mersey, 15 miles upstream from Liverpool designated as a "new town" in 1964 to accomodate overspill population from Liverpool & Manchester; is a major center for chemical industry.

Names:
Runcorn (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 Halton (unitary authority)  ................  Halton (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Runcorn (inhabited place)  ....................  Runcorn (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Runcorn..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 241
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 168
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 241
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2606684
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 168
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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