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ID: 1000002
 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  South America (continent)

Coordinates:
Lat: 03 33 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -3.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 056 41 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -56.6830  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises lands on South American plate; was inhabited by descendents of Asians who crossed Bering land bridge into North America; developed several highly sophisticated cultures; was colonized by Europeans from the 16th century.

Names:
South America (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Sudamérica (C,O)
Südamerika (C,O)
South American (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)

Place Types:
continent (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
South America..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1133 ff.
South American..........  [VP]
.............................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Sudamérica..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 1010
Südamerika..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 597
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 597
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 1010
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 10 December 2014
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1133 ff.
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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