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ID: 7011301
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 23 47 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.3964  decimal degrees
Long: 004 08 19 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.1386  decimal degrees

Note: Lies between rivers Plym and Tamar; was point of departure for ships attacking Spanish Armada in 1588 and for the 16th century. Pilgrims setting sail for America; was Parliamentary stronghold during English Civil War; was heavily bombed during early phases of WW II.

Names:
Plymouth (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Sudtone (H,V)
Sutton (H,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 Plymouth, City of (unitary authority)  ................  Plymouth, City of (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Plymouth (inhabited place)  ....................  Plymouth (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  chartered in 1439
city (C)
port (C)
manufacturing center (C)
trade center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Plymouth..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 218
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 531
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 155
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Sudtone..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 531
Sutton..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 218
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 218
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 531
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 10 March 2008
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2605448
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 155
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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