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ID: 7014389
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 118 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -118.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Once part of Rancho San Pasqual; name is derived from Chippewa for "crown of the valley"; expanded greatly with freeway connection to Los Angeles 1940s; famous as home of Tournament of Roses Parade & football game at Rose Bowl arena every New Year's Day.

Names:
Pasadena (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1875
Indiana Colony (H,V)  ............ from its founding in 1874, until renamed Pasadena in 1875

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 Los Angeles (county)  ................  Los Angeles (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Pasadena (inhabited place)  ....................  Pasadena (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1874 by Thomas B Elliot, incorporated in 1886
city (C)
university center (C)
industrial center (C)
sporting center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Indiana Colony..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 179
Pasadena..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 179
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 150
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 179
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 150
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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