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ID: 7005806
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005806

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Yukon (territory)  Yukon (territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 63 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 63.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 136 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -136.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Borders Arctic Ocean to the north, Northwest Territories to the east, British Columbia to the south, and Alaska to the west; site of Mount Logan, nation's highest mountain; contains deposits of silver, lead, gold, and cadmium.

Names:
Yukon (preferred,C,V)
Kwichpak (C,V)
Youcon (C,V)
Youkon (C,V)
Territoire du Yukon (C,V)
Yukon Territory (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Yukon (territory)  ............  Yukon (territory) (P)

Place Types:
territory (preferred, C)  ............  created from NW Territories in 1898
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kwichpak..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
Territoire du Yukon..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
Youcon..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
Youkon..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
Yukon..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1365 & 1367
Yukon Territory..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Canada Gazetteer Atlas (1980)
.............................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-196
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 220
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Canada Gazetteer Atlas (1980)
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 November 2015
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-196
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 220
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1365 & 1367
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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