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ID: 7017283
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017283

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 004 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Country's largest city & site of early Industrial Revolution in 18th cen.; religious center founded by St. Kentigern in 550; American Revolution disrupted trade until shipbuilding & textile industries began; notorious slums disappeared during 1980s.

Names:
Glasgow (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Glas Chu (C,V)
Glasgow City (NA,V,English,U)
Glas Cau (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Scotland (country)  ............  Scotland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Glasgow (unitary authority)  ................  Glasgow (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Glasgow (inhabited place)  ....................  Glasgow (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled as a fortified prehistoric village by Stone & Bronze Ages, modern town was designated a royal burgh in 1450
city (C)
regional capital (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
educational center (C)
commercial center (C)
shipbuilding center (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Glas Cau..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 180
Glas Chu..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 338
Glasgow..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 180
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 338
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 296
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 73
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Glasgow City..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKV2..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 180
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 338
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 296
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2597039; 6077673
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 73
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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