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ID: 1013702
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1013702

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Prince Rupert (inhabited place)  Prince Rupert (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 130 17 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -130.2833  decimal degrees

Note: Located NW of Vancouver; was marshalling & supply base for Allied troops in Aleutian Islands & mid-Pacific during WW II; today is a fishing community dependent upon salmon & halibut; noted for Haida carvings in Museum of N British Columbia.

Names:
Prince Rupert (preferred,C,V)  ............ after first governor of Hudson's Bay Company, 1906

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of British Columbia (province)  ............  British Columbia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Prince Rupert (inhabited place)  ................  Prince Rupert (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of British Columbia (province)  ............  British Columbia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Kaien Island (island)  ................  Kaien Island (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Prince Rupert (inhabited place)  ....................  Prince Rupert (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was incorporated in 1910
city (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Prince Rupert..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 705
..........................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 155
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 705
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 155
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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