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ID: 7000550
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000550

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Guam (dependent state)  Guam (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 13 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 13.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 144 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 144.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises Guam Island and two smaller adjacent islands in Mariana Islands; probably visited by Portuguese navigator Magellan in 1521; claimed by Spain in 1565 and native peoples were subjugated 130 years later; taken from Spain in Spanish-American War; official languages are English and Chamorro.

Names:
Guam (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Guahan (C,V)
GUM (C,O,ISO3L)
GU (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO316 (C,O,ISO3N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Guam (dependent state)  ........  Guam (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mariana Islands (island group)  ........  Mariana Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Guam (dependent state)  ............  Guam (dependent state)
 
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 Guam (dependent state)  ............  Guam (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  ceded to USA in December 1898
primary political unit (C)
unincorporated territory (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Hagåtña .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Oceania, Guam) [1098767]

Sources and Contributors:
GU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Guahan..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 357
Guam..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 357
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 530
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 19
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 19, L1
...........  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 471
GUM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
ISO316..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 534
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 357; II, 357
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 530
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 767
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 19
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 19, L1
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 471
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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