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ID: 7006050
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7006050

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Wake Island (possession)  Wake Island (possession)

Coordinates:
Lat: 19 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 19.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 166 36 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 166.6000  decimal degrees

Note: Coral atoll comprising 3 islets; arid & was uninhabited when sighted by Spaniard Mendaña in 1568; visited by William Wake in 1796, by Charles Wilkes & naturalist Peale in 1841; controlled by US Air Force since 1972.

Names:
Wake Island (preferred,C,V,English)
Wake Island (Norwegian)
Wake Island (Danish)
Wake Islands (C,V)  ............ named for Captain Wake, 19th cen.
WQ00 (C,V,FIPS)
Berry (C,U)
Disclerta (C,U)
Enen-Kio (C,U)
Enenkio Atoll (C,U)
Ila Vake (C,U,Arpitan)
Île Wake (C,U,French)
Ilha Wake (C,U,Portuguese)
Illa Wake (C,U,Galician)
Illes Wake (C,U,Catalan)
Isla Wake (C,U,Spanish)
Isola di Wake (C,U,Italian)
Jeroboam (C,U)
Lamira (C,U)
Mendana (C,U)
Moccasin (C,U)
Otok Wake (C,U)
Otori-Shima (C,U)
Pulau Wake (C,U,Indonesian)
San Francisco Island (C,U)
Tori Jima (C,U)
Varsímaeyja (C,U,Icelandic)
Veika sala (C,U,Latvian)
Vejkinsulo (C,U,Esperanto)
Wake (C,U,Polish)
Wake (German)
Wake (Slovak)
Wake (Estonian)
Wake (Czech)
Wake (Swedish)
Wake Adası (C,U,Turkish)
Wake Atoll (C,U)
Wake-eiland (C,U,Dutch)
Wake Gruppe (C,U)
Wakensaari (C,U,Finnish)
Wakers Island (C,U)
Wake's Atoll (C,U)
Wakes Island (C,U)
Wake's Island (C,U)
Wake-sziget (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Weeks Island (C,U)
Wilson Island (C,U)
Wreck Island (C,U)
威克島 (C,U,Chinese)
וייק (C,U,Hebrew )
웨이크 섬 (C,U,Korean)
ウェーク島 (C,U,Japanese)
เกาะเวก (C,U,Thai)
Атолл Уэйк (C,U,Russian)
Уейк (C,U,Bulgarian)
Halcyon Island (H,V)
Helsion Island (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
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 Wake Island (possession)  ............  Wake Island (possession) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of United States Minor Outlying Islands (general region)  ....  United States Minor Outlying Islands (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Wake Island (possession)  ........  Wake Island (possession)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Wake Island (possession)  ........  Wake Island (possession) (P)

Place Types:
possession (preferred, C)  ............  claimed by the USA in 1899
primary political unit (C)
first level subdivision (C)
unincorporated territory (C)
atoll (C)

Sources and Contributors:
威克島..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
וייק..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
웨이크 섬..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
ウェーク島..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
เกาะเวก..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Атолл Уэйк..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Уейк..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Berry..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Disclerta..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Enen-Kio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Enenkio Atoll..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Halcyon Island..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 456
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Helsion Island..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 456
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Ila Vake..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Île Wake..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Ilha Wake..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Illa Wake..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Illes Wake..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Isla Wake..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Isola di Wake..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Jeroboam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Lamira..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Mendana..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Moccasin..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Otok Wake..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Otori-Shima..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Pulau Wake..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
San Francisco Island..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Tori Jima..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Varsímaeyja..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Veika sala..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Vejkinsulo..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake Adası..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake Atoll..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake-eiland..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake Gruppe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake Island..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2015
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 122
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1314
Wake Islands..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 700
Wakensaari..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wakers Island..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake's Atoll..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wakes Island..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake's Island..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wake-sziget..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Weeks Island..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Wilson Island..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
WQ00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wreck Island..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 700
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 456
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 4041685
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 122
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1314
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake_Island
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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