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ID: 7013386
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 122 16 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -122.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on San Francisco Bay; most of N section of the city was destroyed by fire in 1923, but has since been rebuilt.

Names:
Berkeley (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Alameda (county)  ................  Alameda (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Berkeley (inhabited place)  ....................  Berkeley (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1853, incorporated in 1909
city (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  produces engines, serums & vaccines, foundry products & soaps
university center (C)  ............  University of Califorina, Berkeley, was founded in 1868

Sources and Contributors:
Berkeley..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6002270
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 139
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6002270
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 139
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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