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ID: 1008306
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1008306

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Navassa Island (territory)  Navassa Island (territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 075 01 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -75.0167  decimal degrees

Note: Uninhabited island with rich fauna, located between Jamaica and Hispaniola, 40 miles off off Haiti's southwest peninsula. The island is claimed by the United States as an unorganized American territory under the Guano Act of 1856, and by Haiti under the 1697 Treaty of Rijswijk.

Names:
Navassa Island (preferred,C,V)
Navassa (C,V)
La Navase (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 Navassa Island (territory)  ........  Navassa Island (territory) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Haiti (nation)  ........  Haiti (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Navassa Island (territory)  ............  Navassa Island (territory)
 
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 Navassa Island (territory)  ........  Navassa Island (territory)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greater Antilles (island group)  ........  Greater Antilles (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Navassa Island (territory)  ............  Navassa Island (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 Navassa Island (territory)  ............  Navassa Island (territory) (P)

Place Types:
territory (preferred, C)
primary political unit (C)
island (C)
reef (C)

Sources and Contributors:
La Navase..........  [VP]
....................  Navassa, New York Times (1998)
Navassa..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-120
Navassa Island..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 816
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Navassa, New York Times (1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-120
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 816
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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