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ID: 7013972
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 087 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -87.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Located in NW Florida on Pensacola Bay; city has known 5 flags; besieged in 1st half of 18th cen. by British, Spanish & French; in 1818 General Andrew Jackson claimed Spanish influenced Amerindian raids & captured city; Confederate during Civil War.

Names:
Pensacola (preferred,C,V)
Fort San Marcos (H,V)
Pansacolas (C,V)
Panzacola (C,V)
Pencocolos (C,V)
Pensacolas (C,V)
Pensicola (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 Florida (state)  ............  Florida (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Escambia (county)  ................  Escambia (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Pensacola (inhabited place)  ....................  Pensacola (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Spanish in 1559 & deserted in 1661, Spaniards returned in 1698 erecting Fort San Carlos
city (C)
port (C)  ............  since settled by Spanish
industrial center (C)  ............  for chemicals, nuclear-reactor parts, & boats
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for cottonseed oil, nylon, lumber products & synthetic fibres
mill center (C)  ............  for lumber
fish-processing center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  houses Pensacola Junior College, University of W Florida & a USA Navy flight training school
cultural center (C)  ............  includes Fiesta of 5 flags in June
tourist center (C)  ............  includes ruins of Fort San Marcos
capital (H)  ............  of British W Florida province in ca. 1763
fur station (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Fort San Marcos..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 266
Pansacolas..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
Panzacola..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
Pencocolos..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
Pensacola..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 501
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 9:266
....................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 939, 941
Pensacolas..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
Pensicola..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 501
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 266; 9:266
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12013917
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 939, 941
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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