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ID: 7005153
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)  South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 56 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -56.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 033 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -33.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises South Georgia Island, South Sandwich Islands, and several islets. A British overseas territory and administered by the Falkland Islands, the islands are also claimed by Argentina.

Names:
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (preferred,C,V)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (C,V)
Islas Georgias del Sur (C,V)
SGS (C,V,ISO3L)
GS (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO239 (C,O,ISO3N)
SX00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)  ........  South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)  ............  South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands Dependencies (former territory/colony/dependent state)  ........  Falkland Islands Dependencies (former territory/colony/dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)  ............  South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities)  ....  British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)  ........  South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)
primary political unit (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  King Edward Point .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands) [7593841]

Sources and Contributors:
GS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Islas Georgias del Sur..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2015
ISO239..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
SGS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2015
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................................................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1996)
.......................................................................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
SX00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1996)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 82
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 390
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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