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ID: 7013154
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ontario (province)  Ontario (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 086 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -86.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Canada's 2nd largest province; originally inhabited by Huron, Erie, and Petun Indians; ceded by France to Great Britain 1763; nation's most important mining province; produces around half of world's nickel; also contains copper, iron ore, gold and zinc.

Names:
Ontario (preferred,C,V)
Ontario, Province of (C,V)
Ontario, Province d' (C,V)
Province d'Ontario (C,V)
Ontarian (C,V,English,U,A)

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)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ontarian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Ontario..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985)
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 957-958
.................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ontario, Province d'..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Ontario, Province of..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Province d'Ontario..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..................  Canadian Encyclopedia (1985)
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 957-958
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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