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ID: 7000235
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000235

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Iranian Plateau (general region)  Iranian Plateau (general region)

Note: Extensive highland area comprising parts of nations Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan; name Ariana refers to this region and also to southeast parts alone; home of ancient peoples of Elam, Media, and Persia by 2000 BCE; Cyrus founded Persian Empire 6th century BCE.

Names:
Iranian Plateau (preferred,C,V)
Iran, Plateau of (C,O)
Plateau of Iran (C,O)
Iran (C,O)
Ariana (H,V)  ............ Greek & Roman

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iranian Plateau (general region)  ........  Iranian Plateau (general region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iran (nation)  ........  Iran (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Iranian Plateau (general region)  ............  Iranian Plateau (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Afghanistan (nation)  ........  Afghanistan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Iranian Plateau (general region)  ............  Iranian Plateau (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pakistan (nation)  ........  Pakistan (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Iranian Plateau (general region)  ............  Iranian Plateau (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
plateau (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ariana..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 546-547
Iran..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 546
Iranian Plateau..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) [from old catalog]; accessed 29 June 2015
Iran, Plateau of..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 548
Plateau of Iran..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 546
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 546; 546-547; 548
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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