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ID: 7012077
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 003 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises rocky plateaus, moors and lush river valleys; remains include prehistoric caves, Iron Age hill forts and Roman stations; first shired in 8th century; Danish raids 851-1003; tin mining was important 12th-17th centuries; iron, lead and copper mined until 19th century.

Names:
Devon (preferred,C,V,English,U)
DEV (C,V)
County of Devon (NA,V,English,U)
Devon, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKD4 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)
Devonshire (H,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 Devon (county)  ................  Devon (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Devon..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
DEV..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Devon..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..............  Blue Guide: England (1980) 171
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:49
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Devon, County of..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Devonshire..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Stroud, Sir John Soane (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
UKD4..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 171
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 49; 4:49
..................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2594317
..................  Stroud, Sir John Soane (1984)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 55
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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