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ID: 1108812
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1108812

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Bohemian Forest (mountain range)  Bohemian Forest (mountain range)

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 013 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 13.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Böhmer Wald is the forested southwestern highlands of the Bohemian Massif on the German-Czech Republic frontier, reaching from the upper valley of the Ohre River in the northwest to a section of the Danube River Valley in Austria in the southeast. The area has little population. It has some mineral deposits and stone quarries, and is known for its glassmaking. About 33% of the land is forested and lumber milling is a major economic activity.

Names:
Böhmerwald (preferred,C,V,German,U,N)
Böhmer Wald (C,V,German-P,U,N)
Český Les (C,V,Czech-P,U,N)
Šumava (C,V,Czech,U,N)
Bohemian Forest (C,O,English-P,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bohemian Forest (mountain range)  ........  Bohemian Forest (mountain range) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Germany (nation)  ........  Germany (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bohemian Forest (mountain range)  ............  Bohemian Forest (mountain range)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Czech Republic (nation)  ........  Czech Republic (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bohemian Forest (mountain range)  ............  Bohemian Forest (mountain range)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Austria (nation)  ........  Austria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Bohemian Forest (mountain range)  ............  Bohemian Forest (mountain range) (P)

Place Types:
mountain range (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bohemian Forest..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 22 Sept. 2003
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 156
Böhmer Wald..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 30
Böhmerwald..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Český Les..........  [VP]
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 156
Šumava..........  [VP]
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 22 Sept. 2003
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2015
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 30
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 156
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) "Bohemian Forest," accessed 22 Sept, 2003

 

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