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ID: 7017930
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017930

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Dover, Strait of (strait)  Dover, Strait of (strait)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Separates England from France, and connects the English Channel with the North Sea; has been site of many naval battles; Hubert de Burgh repulsed French attack in 13th century; Spanish Armada was stopped by English here in 1588.

Names:
Dover, Strait of (preferred,C,V,English,U,N)
Strait of Dover (C,V,display,English,U,N)
Straits of Dover (C,V,English,U,N)
Pas de Calais (C,V,French-P,U,N)
Nauw van Kales (C,V)
Fretum Gallicum (H,V,Latin-P,U,N)  ............ ancient name

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceans (miscellaneous)  ....  Oceans (miscellaneous) (P)
Hierarchy of Dover, Strait of (strait)  ........  Dover, Strait of (strait) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Dover, Strait of (strait)  ........  Dover, Strait of (strait) (P)

Place Types:
strait (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dover, Strait of..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 57
Fretum Gallicum..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 251-252
Nauw van Kales..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 December 2015
Pas de Calais..........  [VP]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 342
Strait of Dover..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Straits of Dover..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 342
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 251-252
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 December 2015
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 57
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 342
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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