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ID: 7011562
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 26 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.4333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on E coast; is reputed landing place of Anglo-Saxon warriors Hengist & Horsa (ca. 449) & of St. Augustine (ca. 597); developed as port in 18th cen.; opening of Kent coalfields increased trade in 20th cen.; Van Gogh taught school here in 1876.

Names:
Ramsgate (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 Kent (county)  ................  Kent (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Thanet, Isle of (island)  ....................  Thanet, Isle of (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Ramsgate (inhabited place)  ........................  Ramsgate (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  occupied by Anglo-Saxons by mid-5th cen.
town (C)
port (C)
trade center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ramsgate..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 61
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 930
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 61
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 930
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2605982
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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