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ID: 7014435
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saint Augustine (inhabited place)  Saint Augustine (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 53 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.8833  decimal degrees
Long: 081 18 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -81.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Oldest existing permanent European settlement on the North American continent; burned by Sir Francis Drake in 1586; attacked by British in 18th-cen. wars; was a Tory refuge during the American Revolutionary War.

Names:
Saint Augustine (preferred,C,V)
Saint Augustin (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 Saint Johns (county)  ................  Saint Johns (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Augustine (inhabited place)  ....................  Saint Augustine (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by Pedro Menéndez de Avilés in 1565
city (C)
county seat (C)
port (C)
resort (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Saint Augustin..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12015677
Saint Augustine..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12015677
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1044
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12015677
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1044
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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