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ID: 1016566
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1016566

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Egedesminde (inhabited place)  Egedesminde (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 68 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 68.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 052 52 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -52.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on S Disco Bay; named after missionary Hans Egede, who came to Greenland in 1721.

Names:
Egedesminde (preferred,C,V,Danish-P,U,N)
Aasiaat (C,V,Greenlandic-P,U,N)
Ausiait (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 Greenland (dependent state)  ........  Greenland (dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of Qaasuitsup (municipality)  ............  Qaasuitsup (municipality) (P)
Hierarchy of Egedesminde (inhabited place)  ................  Egedesminde (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 18th cen.
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Aasiaat..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/27/00
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) 177
Ausiait..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 15 September 2006
Egedesminde..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/27/00
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 60
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 15 September 2006
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 01/27/00
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) 177
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 60
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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