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ID: 7011208
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 001 52 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Kennet river; town is partially enclosed by Avebury Stone Circle, a megalithic stone circle dating from 3rd mill. BC.

Names:
Avebury (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Abury (C,V)

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 Wiltshire (county)  ................  Wiltshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Avebury (inhabited place)  ....................  Avebury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient center
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Abury..........  [VP]
..............  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1932) 30
Avebury..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 12
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 64
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1932) 30
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 12
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 64
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2588831
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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