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ID: 7008134
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of West Sussex (county)  West Sussex (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 25 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises chalk hills and fertile coastal plains; early inhabitants left Bronze Age burial mounds and Iron Age hill forts; was inhabited by Romans, then Saxons in the late 5th century; noted for seaside resorts since the 14th century; is characterized by small villages.

Names:
West Sussex (preferred,C,V,English,U)
W Susx (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
W Sussex (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of West Sussex (NA,V,English,U)
West Sussex, County of (NA,V,English,U)

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 West Sussex (county)  ................  West Sussex (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  since 1974
second level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
tourist center (C)
first level subdivision (C)
Bronze Age (H)
Iron Age (H)

Sources and Contributors:
County of West Sussex..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKP6..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
West Sussex..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 596
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 215
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
West Sussex, County of..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
W Sussex..........  [VP]
.................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
W Susx..........  [VP]
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 596
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xviii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611411
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 215
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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