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ID: 7023902
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hawaii (county)  Hawaii (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 155 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -155.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Island & county are coextensive & are state's largest; sights include Volcanoes National Park & the mountains of Mauna Loa & Mauna Kea, which rise more than 9,000 feet above sea level.

Names:
Hawaii (preferred,C,V)
Hawaii Island (C,V)
Island of Hawaii (C,V)
Hawaiʻi (C,V)
Hawaii county (C,O,display)
The Big Island (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 Hawaii (state)  ............  Hawaii (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Hawaii (county)  ................  Hawaii (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
island (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hawaii..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 262
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-102
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15000799; GNIS15007185
Hawaiʻi..........  [VP]
.................  Hawaiʻi State Government (1999) accessed 04/15/99
Hawaii county..........  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Hawaii Island..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15000799
Island of Hawaii..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15000799
The Big Island..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Hawaii." Accessed 09/02/03
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 262
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Hawaii." Accessed 09/02/03
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  Hawaiʻi State Government (1999) accessed 04/15/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS15000799; GNIS15007185
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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