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ID: 1019762
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1019762

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mendoza (inhabited place)  Mendoza (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 48 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -32.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 068 52 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -68.8667  decimal degrees

Note: Controlled by Spaniards until 1776; headquarters of expedition across the Andes to liberate Chile 1817; destroyed by earthquake 1861 & later rebuilt; is trade center for market gardens, orchards & vineyards; serves as gateway to Chile.

Names:
Mendoza (preferred,C,V)
Cuyo (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Argentina (nation)  ........  Argentina (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Mendoza (province)  ............  Mendoza (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Mendoza (inhabited place)  ................  Mendoza (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1560s
city (C)
provincial capital (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cuyo..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 10-11
Mendoza..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 123
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 10-11
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 123
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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