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ID: 1048563
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1048563

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 70 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 70.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 023 42 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 23.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on barren island off NW coast; noted as northernmost town in Europe; was heavily damaged in bombings by British navy in 1809; again destroyed by fire in 1890 & by German forces during WW II, but has since been rebuilt.

Names:
Hammerfest (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Finnmark (county)  ............  Finnmark (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Hammerfest (inhabited place)  ................  Hammerfest (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Norway (nation)  ........  Norway (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Finnmark (county)  ............  Finnmark (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kvaløya (island)  ................  Kvaløya (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Hammerfest (inhabited place)  ....................  Hammerfest (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  chartered in 1789
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hammerfest..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-68
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-68
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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