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ID: 7014203
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014203

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New England (general region)  New England (general region)

Note: Refers to several states settled by English colonists, including Connecticut, Maine, Massaschusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The coastline has many harbors. It is on a broad continental shelf, with forested hills inland. It was inhabited by the 9th mill. BCE; the Algonquians were here when the Europeans settled in early 17th cen.

Names:
New England (preferred,C,V)

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 New England (general region)  ............  New England (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
New England..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 268
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 268
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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