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ID: 7014213
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New London (inhabited place)  New London (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 21 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.3500  decimal degrees
Long: 072 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -72.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Long Island Sound at mouth of Thames River; during American Revolution was burned by British troops led by former American patriot Benedict Arnold, whose name became epithet for traitor; whaling industry thrived from 1784, declined in 19th cen.

Names:
New London (preferred,C,V)
Pequot (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 Connecticut (state)  ............  Connecticut (state) (P)
Hierarchy of New London (county)  ................  New London (county) (P)
Hierarchy of New London (inhabited place)  ....................  New London (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by John Winthrop the Younger in 1646
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1784
port (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for construction of nuclear submarines
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for pharmaceuticals, engines, clothing & paper products
educational center (C)  ............  includes USA Coast Guard Academy with Submarine Officers' School & Underwater Sound Laboratory & Connecticut College
cultural center (C)  ............  home of Tale of Whale Museum, Lyman Allyn Museum, & Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center

Sources and Contributors:
New London..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:639
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9004647
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 835
Pequot..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 639
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 639; 8:639
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9004647
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 835
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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