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ID: 7010791
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of King's Lynn (inhabited place)  King's Lynn (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 23 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.3833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on estuary of Great Ouse as it enters The Wash; Hanseatic port during 15th cen.; expanded during Industrial Revolution.

Names:
King's Lynn (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Lynn (C,V,English,U)
Lynn Regis (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 Norfolk (county)  ................  Norfolk (county) (P)
Hierarchy of King's Lynn (inhabited place)  ....................  King's Lynn (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important medieval commercial center
town (C)
industrial center (C)
port (H)

Related geographic places:
related to ....  West Lynn .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, United Kingdom, England, Norfolk county) [4012162]

Sources and Contributors:
King's Lynn..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 876
.......................  Lewis, Topographical Dictionary (1842)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
Lynn..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
Lynn Regis..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 876
..................  Lewis, Topographical Dictionary (1842)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2600172
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985)
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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