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ID: 7013135
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 123 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -123.1000  decimal degrees

Note: SW British Columbia; is the nation's most significant port on Pacific Ocean; was severely damaged by fire 1886; economic activity includes shipbuilding, metal production, fishing, printing, publishing and wood processing.

Names:
Vancouver (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed after English navigator Captain George Vancouver 1886
Granville (H,V)  ............ original settlement 1870s

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 British Columbia (province)  ............  British Columbia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Vancouver (inhabited place)  ................  Vancouver (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1870s, incorporated in 1886
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
commercial center (C)
financial center (C)
transportation center (C)
university center (C)
cultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Granville..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 261
Vancouver..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  CCA Object File
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 12:261
....................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 203
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  CCA Object File
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 261; 12:261
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 203
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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