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ID: 7014179
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 070 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W shore of Nantucket Harbor.

Names:
Nantucket (preferred,C,V)  ............ from Native American meaning "land far away" or "land far away at sea"
Sharborn (H,V)
Shelburne (H,V)
Sherborn (H,V)
Sherbourne (H,V)
Sherburn (H,V)
Sherburne (H,V)
Wesco (H,V)
Wesko (H,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 Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Nantucket (county)  ................  Nantucket (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Nantucket Island (island)  ....................  Nantucket Island (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Nantucket (inhabited place)  ........................  Nantucket (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
county seat (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Nantucket..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 738
Sharborn..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Shelburne..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Sherborn..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Sherbourne..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Sherburn..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Sherburne..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Wesco..........  [VP]
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Wesko..........  [VP]
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009826
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 738
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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