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ID: 7015159
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 122 14 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -122.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises Alameda island & part of Bay Farm Island in San Francisco Bay; originally part of Rancho San Antonio; expanded with ferry service to San Francisco & construction of railroad bridges & terminals; site of large naval air station in 1940.

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

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1850s on site of Amerindian shell mounds
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1854
port (C)
industrial center (C)
shipbuilding center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alameda..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 1:200
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6000249
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 200; 1:200
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6000249
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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