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ID: 7014250
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 122 16 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -122.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Began as transport point on ferry line to San Francisco; acquired by Horace W Carpenter 1852; extended in 1854; received many refugees from San Franscisco after earthquake of 1906; site of 8.5 mile long Oakland Bay Bridge (1936) and several military bases.

Names:
Oakland (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 Oakland (inhabited place)  ....................  Oakland (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since ca. 1852, incorporated in 1854
city (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Oakland..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:846
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6023514
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 846; 8:846
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6023514
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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