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ID: 7014652
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014652

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Pacific Ocean (ocean)  Pacific Ocean (ocean)

Coordinates:
Lat: 00 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -0.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 091 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -91.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Body of water extending from Arctic to Antarctic regions, W of the Americas & E of Asia & Australasia. It covers 70,000,000 square miles and is deepest at Mariana Trench (36,198 feet). Reference is often made to the sections of the ocean on either side of the equator, the North Pacific and South Pacific.

Names:
Pacific Ocean (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Pacífico, Océano (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Pacifique, Océan (C,O,French,U,N)
Pazifischer Ozean (C,O,German,U,N)
Pacifico, l'Oceano (C,V,Italian,U,N)
Mar del Sur, El (C,V)  ............ named by Balboa in 1513
South Sea (H,V,English,U,N)  ............ early name for the Pacific Ocean

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceans (miscellaneous)  ....  Oceans (miscellaneous) (P)
Hierarchy of Pacific Ocean (ocean)  ........  Pacific Ocean (ocean) (P)

Place Types:
ocean (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Mar del Sur, El..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1143
Pacific Ocean..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..........................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 910
Pacifico, l'Oceano..........  [VP]
...................................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 355
Pacífico, Océano..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-130
Pacifique, Océan..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-130
Pazifischer Ozean..........  [VP]
................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-132
South Sea..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1143
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 355
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-130; I-132
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1143; 910
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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