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ID: 7003867
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7003867

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Mount Etna (volcano)  Mount Etna (volcano)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 015 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 15.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, located in NE Sicily, near the coast; has often caused damage to nearby inhabited places; around 150 eruptions have been recorded in recent history, the most destructive ones occurring in 1169, 1669, & 1852.

Names:
Etna, Monte (preferred,C,V)
Monte Etna (C,V,display)
Etna (C,V)
Mongibello (C,V)  ............ name in local Sicilian dialect
Mungibeddu (C,V,local language,U)
√Ątna (C,O)
Mount Etna (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Mt. Etna (C,V)
Aetna (H,O)  ............ ancient name

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sicily (region (administrative division))  ............  Sicily (region (administrative division)) (P,C) part of unified Italy from 1861
Hierarchy of Catania (province)  ................  Catania (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Mount Etna (volcano)  ....................  Mount Etna (volcano) (P)

Place Types:
volcano (preferred, C)
mountain (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Aetna..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 284
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Pleiades (2006-) http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462077
√Ątna..........  [VP]
...........  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-42
Etna..........  [BHA, VP]
...........  Annuario Generale (1980)
...........  Blue Guide: Sicily (1981)
...........  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  TCI: Sicilia (1968)
Etna, Monte..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 64
Mongibello..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 381
Monte Etna..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mount Etna..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Mt. Etna..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Mungibeddu..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Annuario Generale (1980)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Blue Guide: Sicily (1981)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 284
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -117109
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-42
..................  TCI: Sicilia (1968)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 64
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 381
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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