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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Thule (lost area)  Thule (lost area)

Note: Historically described as an island, reportedly discovered and described by Pytheas ca. 310 BCE. The location is unknown today, but often identified with Jutland, Iceland, Norway, or Mainland Island in the Shetlands; was believed to be the most northerly land in Europe.

Names:
Thule (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Thula (C,V)
Thila (C,V)
Thyïlea (C,V)
Ultima Thule (C,V,Latin,U,N)  ............ figuratively, means the most distant goal of human endeavor ar a very remote land
Θούλη (C,V,Greek,U)
Thoúlē (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Thule (lost area)  ........  Thule (lost area) (P)

Place Types:
lost area (preferred, C)
island (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Θούλη..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Thila..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Thoúlē..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Thula..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Thule..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) III, 3156
Thyïlea..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Ultima Thule..........  [VP]
.......................  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) III, 3156
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) III, 3156
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Columbia Gazetteer (1998)

 

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