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ID: 7001327
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001327

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  Sahara (desert)

Coordinates:
Lat: 26 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 26.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 013 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -13.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Extends from Mali to Algeria and Niger.

Names:
Sahara (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Sahara Desert (C,V)
Great Desert (C,V)
Saharan (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ........  Sahara (desert) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Chad (nation)  ........  Chad (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Egypt (nation)  ........  Egypt (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Libya (nation)  ........  Libya (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mali (nation)  ........  Mali (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mauritania (nation)  ........  Mauritania (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Western Sahara (disputed territory)  ........  Western Sahara (disputed territory) (P)
Hierarchy of Sahara (desert)  ............  Sahara (desert) (P)

Place Types:
desert (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Great Desert..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 19 June 2015
Sahara..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 19 June 2015
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 166
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Sahara Desert..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 19 June 2015
Saharan..........  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 19 June 2015
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 166
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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