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ID: 7008117
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cumbria (county)  Cumbria (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 003 01 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.0167  decimal degrees

Note: Extends along Irish Sea coast from Morecombe Bay to Solway Firth and includes famous Lake District; area occupied since Neolithic times; north part of area alternated between English and Scottish rule until 1157; economy based on fishing, farming, and livestock.

Names:
Cumbria (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Cumbr (C,V)
CMA (C,V)
County of Cumbria (NA,V,English,U)
Cumbria, County of (NA,V,English,U)
Cambria (H,V)
Cumberland (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Cumbria (county)  ................  Cumbria (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cambria..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 215
CMA..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
County of Cumbria..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Cumberland..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 64
Cumbr..........  [VP]
..............  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
Cumbria..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 789
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 51
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cumbria, County of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKC9..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 215
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 64
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 789
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2593896
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 51
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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