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ID: 1000004
 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  Asia (continent)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 087 38 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 87.6330  decimal degrees

Note: Largest continent; was home to early hominids; developed domestication of animals & crops by 9000 BCE; developed complex early cultures in Mesopotamia, India, and China.

Names:
Asia (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Asie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Asien (C,O,French,U,A)
Aziƫ (C,O)
Asian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)

Place Types:
continent (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Asia..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 82 ff.
Asian..........  [VP]
..............  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Asie..........  [VP]
...........  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 26
Asien..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 832
AziĆ«..........  [VP]
...........  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 61
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) II, 26
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 832
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 61
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 10 December 2014
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 82 ff.
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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