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ID: 1006024
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1006024

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Clipperton Island (dependency)  Clipperton Island (dependency)

Coordinates:
Lat: 10 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 10.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 109 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -109.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Circular atoll in the east Pacific Ocean; uninhabited, but site of ruined 19th-century lighthouse.

Names:
Clipperton, Île (preferred,C,V)
Île Clipperton (C,V,display)
Clipperton Island (C,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ named after English mutineer and pirate, John Clipperton, ca. 1705
Ile de la Passion (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Clipperton Island (dependency)  ........  Clipperton Island (dependency) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Clipperton Island (dependency)  ............  Clipperton Island (dependency) (P)

Place Types:
dependency (preferred, C)  ............  administered by French Polynesia from 1930, directly by France from 1979
primary political unit (C)
atoll (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Clipperton, Île..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 10/30/2000
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) pl. 102
Clipperton Island..........  [VP]
................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 3 February 2015
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/07/99
Île Clipperton..........  [VP]
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 04/07/99
Ile de la Passion..........  [VP]
................................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 3 February 2015
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 04/07/99
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1998-2000) accessed 04/07/99
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 10/30/2000
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) pl. 102
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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