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ID: 7016881
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Scandinavia (general region)  Scandinavia (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 62 52 08 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 62.8698  decimal degrees
Long: 017 49 30 E  degrees minutes   Long: 17.8258  decimal degrees

Note: Area in northern Europe, including modern Denmark, Norway, and Sweden; the term is sometimes used to also include Finland, Iceland, and the Faeroe Islands. It was home to Norsemen Vikings, who raided the coasts of Europe and the British Isles from the 9th century. Much of the area was at times united.

Names:
Scandinavia (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Scandinavie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Norden (C,O)
Scandinavian (C,V,English,U,A)
Scandia (H,O,Latin-P,U,N)  ............ ancient

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Scandinavia (general region)  ........  Scandinavia (general region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Denmark (nation)  ........  Denmark (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Scandinavia (general region)  ............  Scandinavia (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Scandinavia (general region)  ............  Scandinavia (general region)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sweden (nation)  ........  Sweden (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Scandinavia (general region)  ............  Scandinavia (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
culture area (C)
Viking (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Norden..........  [BHA]
.................  Andersen, Nordic Countries (1983) 7
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)
Scandia..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355
Scandinavia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
.......................  National Geographic Atlas (1987) 150-151
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1089
Scandinavian..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Scandinavie..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Andersen, Nordic Countries (1983) 7
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge Encyclopedia (1990)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)
..................  National Geographic Atlas (1987) 150-151
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1089
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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