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ID: 7007827
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Utah (state)  Utah (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 110 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -110.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by 10,000 BCE; Anasazi culture arrived from SW ca. 400 CE; Shoshoni (including Southern Paiute, Gosiute & Ute) lived here when Spanish arrived 16th-18th cen.; European-Americans arrived in 19th cen.; went USA in 1848 after the Mexican War.

Names:
Utah (preferred,C,V)  ............ name is derived from the name of the Ute Indian tribe
UT (C,V,USPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Utah (state)  ............  Utah (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since January 4, 1896
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Salt Lake City .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Utah, Salt Lake county) [7013960]

Sources and Contributors:
UT..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Utah..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:976
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:430 ff.
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
...........  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000344
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 976; 2:976
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 430 ff.; 29:430 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000344
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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