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ID: 1000007
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000007

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Antarctica (continent)  Antarctica (continent)

Coordinates:
Lat: 83 50 37 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -83.8430  decimal degrees
Long: 065 43 30 E  degrees minutes   Long: 65.7250  decimal degrees

Note: Continent lying around the South Pole, much of which is covered by an ice cap; supports whales and other fauna and flora suited to a cold climate; had a warmer climate in earlier ages; area is claimed by several nations.

Names:
Antarctica (preferred,C,O,English-P,U,N)
Antarctic Continent (C,O)
Antarctique (C,O,French,U,N)
Antarktis (C,O)
ATA (C,O,ISO3L)  ............ for ISO, meaning the territory south of 60 degrees south latitude
AQ (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO010 (C,O,ISO3N)
AY00 (C,V,FIPS)
Antarctic (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Antarctica (continent)  ....  Antarctica (continent) (P)

Place Types:
continent (preferred, C)
area (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Antarctic..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Antarctica..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 55
Antarctic Continent..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 55
Antarctique..........  [BHA, VP]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Antarktis..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 43
AQ..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
ATA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
AY00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ISO010..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 43
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 6 November 2015
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 55
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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