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ID: 7016646
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016646

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kurzeme (general region)  Kurzeme (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 57 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 57.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 022 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area located from along Baltic coast to SW shore of Gulf of Riga; was often scene of battles in WW I.

Names:
Kurzeme (preferred,C,V)
Courland (C,O)
Kurland (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Latvia (nation)  ........  Latvia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kurzeme (general region)  ............  Kurzeme (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Courland..........  [BHA]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Kurland..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 634
Kurzeme..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 634
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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