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ID: 7018970
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7018970

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sabah (state)  Sabah (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 5.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 117 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 117.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Unsuccessfully settled by English 17-18th century; Sir James Brooke received 1st concessions 1841; further concessions granted by Sultans of Brunei and Sulu with chartering of North Borneo Company 1881; company-administered until WW II; occupied by Japan 1941.

Names:
Sabah (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1963
State of Sabah (C,V)
British North Borneo (H,O)
North Borneo (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  ........  Malaysia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sabah (state)  ............  Sabah (state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  ........  Malaysia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia Timor (region (geographic))  ............  Malaysia Timor (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Sabah (state)  ................  Sabah (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1963
first level subdivision (C)
colony (H)  ............  of Great Britain, 1946
protectorate (H)  ............  of Great Britain, 1888

Sources and Contributors:
British North Borneo..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 797
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
...................................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1040
North Borneo..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 797
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1040
Sabah..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 797-798
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1040
State of Sabah..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 797; II, 797-798
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 339; 354
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1040
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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