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ID: 7024073
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 034 31 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.5167  decimal degrees

Note: Noted for a nearby archaeological site that is the type site for the Pleistocene Magosian stone-tool technology. This industry is found in southern and eastern Africa, dating to 10,000-6,000 years BCE; is distinguished from its predecessors by the use of microliths and small blades.

Names:
Magosi (preferred,C,V)
Mogosi (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Uganda (nation)  ........  Uganda (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern (province)  ............  Northern (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Magosi (inhabited place)  ................  Magosi (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
type site (C)
Magosian (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Magosi..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 36NXJ6857022496
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 02/12/99
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1989)
.................  Wood, Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution (2011)
Mogosi..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 02/12/99
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Times Atlas of World History (1989)
..........  Wood, Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution (2011)

 

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