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ID: 7013040
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Thunder Bay (inhabited place)  Thunder Bay (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 48 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 48.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 089 12 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -89.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in W central Ontario; is industrial center for shipbuilding, woodworking, brewing, manufacturing, lumbering & fishing; gold, copper, silver & iron are mined nearby.

Names:
Thunder Bay (preferred,C,V)
Lakehead (C,V)
Port Arthur (H,V)  ............ developed 1850s
Fort William (H,V)  ............ originated early 19th cen.

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Ontario (province)  ............  Ontario (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Thunder Bay (inhabited place)  ................  Thunder Bay (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
city (C)  ............  created with merger of Fort William & Port Arthur in 1970
port (C)
transportation center (B)
educational center (C)  ............  Lakehead University founded 1965

Sources and Contributors:
Fort William..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 743
Lakehead..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 743
Port Arthur..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 743
Thunder Bay..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 197
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 743
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 197
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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