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ID: 7005269
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pitcairn Islands (dependent state)  Pitcairn Islands (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 04 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -25.0667  decimal degrees
Long: 130 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -130.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises the isolated, volcanic island of Pitcairn and several smaller islands; charted by British in 1767; settled by mutineers from the HMS Bounty and their Tahitian Polynesian consorts in 1790; rediscovered by American whalers in 1808.

Names:
Pitcairn Islands (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands (C,V)
Pitcairn (C,V,English,U,N)
PCN (C,O)
PN (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO612 (C,O,ISO3N)
PC00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pitcairn Islands (dependent state)  ........  Pitcairn 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 Pitcairn Islands (dependent state)  ............  Pitcairn 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 Pitcairn Islands (dependent state)  ........  Pitcairn Islands (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  of Britain, annexed 1839
primary political unit (C)
colony (C)
island group (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Adamstown .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Pitcairn Islands) [1099617]

Sources and Contributors:
ISO612..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
PC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 64
PCN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
Pitcairn..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-12-18, III-25
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.......................................................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) conventional long form; accessed 19 February 2007
.......................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Pitcairn Islands..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 509
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.............................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) conventional short form; accessed 19 February 2007
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
PN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 509
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 739
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) conventional long form; accessed 19 February 2007; conventional short form
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 474
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
..................  ISO Newsletter (1991) 1991-12-18, III-25
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 64
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-76
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 958
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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