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ID: 7024611
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7024611

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Thule Air Base (inhabited place)  Thule Air Base (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 76 31 52 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 76.5310  decimal degrees
Long: 068 42 06 W  degrees minutes   Long: -68.7110  decimal degrees

Note: Air base & seat of research for the ice sheet, by US & Danish scientists; civil airport for NW Greenland.

Names:
Thule Air Base (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Pituffik (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 Thule Air Base (inhabited place)  ................  Thule Air Base (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Thule Eskimoes in 1951, at site of previous settlement
town (C)
air base (C)
airport (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pituffik..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 04/10/00
Thule Air Base..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) III, 3156
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 04/10/00
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) III, 3156
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 4 October 2006
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 04/10/00
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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