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ID: 1112380
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1112380

 

Record Type: physical
Hierarchy of Gabès, Golfe de (gulf)  Gabès, Golfe de (gulf)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 010 25 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 10.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Only part of the Mediterranean (besides Strait of Gibraltar & Gulf of Venice) with a significant tidal range which causes broad sandbanks to emerge at low tide; sponge & tuna fisheries are located at the chief ports of Sfax & Gabès.

Names:
Gabès, Golfe de (preferred,C,V)
Golfe de Gabès (C,V,display)
Khalīj Qābis (C,V)
Gulf of Gabes (C,O)
Syrtis Minor (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Tunisia (nation)  ........  Tunisia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Gabès, Golfe de (gulf)  ............  Gabès, Golfe de (gulf) (P)

Place Types:
gulf (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gabès, Golfe de..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 65
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 68
Golfe de Gabès..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Gulf of Gabes..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 65
Khalīj Qābis..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 65
Syrtis Minor..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 423
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 65
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 68
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 423
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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