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ID: 7001792
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001792

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 52 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -45.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 170 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 170.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Center of gold rush 1861-ca. 1883; major agricultural & arts center; site of Otago University; base for Byrd's Antarctic expeditions 1928-1930, 1933-1935; founded by Scottish Presbyterians; name was derived from Gaelic for Edinburgh.

Names:
Dunedin (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Taieri (NA,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of New Zealand (nation)  ........  New Zealand (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Otago (region (administrative division))  ............  Otago (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Dunedin (inhabited place)  ................  Dunedin (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1848
city (C)
seaport (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Dunedin..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 180-181
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) 60
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 347
Taieri..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 180-181
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1509094
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) 60
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 347
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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