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ID: 7029504
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Metropolitan county on the northwest coast of England; it was created in 1974 from southwestern Lancashire and northwestern Cheshire. It 1996 its administrative powers shifted to the five unitary authorities of Knowsley, Sefton, Wirral, St. Helens, and Liverpool. Occupies both banks of River Mersey; comprises marshlands and low cliffs; proximity to Ireland has influenced place names and culture.

Names:
Merseyside (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Mersyd (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
MSY (C,V)  ............ abbreviation

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 Merseyside (county)  ................  Merseyside (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)  ............  created 1974
region (administrative division) (C)
metropolitan area (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Merseyside..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 43
.......................  GENUKI: Administrative Areas of England
.......................  Liverpool City Council web site
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Mersyd..........  [VP]
.................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
.................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
MSY..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
UK00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 43
..................  GENUKI: Administrative Areas of England
..................  Liverpool City Council web site
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2602923
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  UK Counties and Regions Abbreviations [online] (1997-1998) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  UK National Statistics [online] (2001)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Macmillan Encyclopedia 2001 (2000)

 

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