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ID: 7011980
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cambridgeshire (county)  Cambridgeshire (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 10 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises low ridges, plains and former islands; crossed by rivers Nene and the Great Ouse; noted for archaeological sites (prehistoric tracks), Saxon churches and the university buildings of Cambridge; produces beets, potatoes, and fruit for canning.

Names:
Cambridgeshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Cambridge (C,V,English,U)
Cambs (C,V)
CAM (C,V)
County of Cambridgeshire (NA,V,English,U)
Cambridgeshire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKC3 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)
Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely (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 Cambridgeshire (county)  ................  Cambridgeshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  established 1974 to include former county of Huntingdon and the Isle of Ely
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
CAM..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Cambridge..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 207
Cambridgeshire..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.............................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 438
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 762
.............................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.............................  Royal Commission: Cambridgeshire (1968)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.....................................................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 207
Cambridgeshire, County of..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cambs..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..............  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
County of Cambridgeshire..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKC3..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 438
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 762
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591659
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Royal Commission: Cambridgeshire (1968)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 207
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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