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ID: 7016898
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016898

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Johnston Atoll (territory)  Johnston Atoll (territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 16 45 21 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 16.7567  decimal degrees
Long: 169 31 58 W  degrees minutes   Long: -169.5331  decimal degrees

Note: Comprising 2 islands on raised coral atoll, 715 miles southwest of Honolulu; unincorporated territory of the USA; was sighted in 1807 by British Captain C.J. Johnston; claimed by US and Kingdom of Hawaii in 1858; managed by US Defense Nuclear Agency since 1974.

Names:
Johnston Atoll (preferred,C,V)
Johnston Islands (C,O)
Johnston and Sand Islands (C,V)
Gift (C,V)
Jacknife (C,V)
Johnston Island (C,V)
Johnston's Islands (C,V)
Sand Island (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Johnston Atoll (territory)  ........  Johnston Atoll (territory) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of United States Minor Outlying Islands (general region)  ....  United States Minor Outlying Islands (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Johnston Atoll (territory)  ........  Johnston Atoll (territory)
 
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 Johnston Atoll (territory)  ............  Johnston Atoll (territory) (P)

Place Types:
territory (preferred, C)
primary political unit (C)
atoll (C)
wildlife refuge (C)  ............  declared a bird sanctuary in 1926

Sources and Contributors:
Gift..........  [VP]
...........  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
Jacknife..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
Johnston and Sand Islands..........  [VP]
............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
Johnston Atoll..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) pl. 122
.............................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
Johnston Island..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
Johnston Islands..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.............................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
Johnston's Islands..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
Sand Island..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 9 May 2017
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) pl. 122
..................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-) accessed 11 February 2015
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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