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ID: 7016775
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016775

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Polynesia (general region)  Polynesia (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 05 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -15.0830  decimal degrees
Long: 148 11 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -148.1830  decimal degrees

Note: Ethnographic area of Oceania comprising islands and atolls of volcanic origin, including Cook, Easter, French Polynesia, Hawaiian, Line, Phoenix, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga and Tuvalu islands, and New Zealand; inhabitants are of Austronesian and perhaps Malay origin.

Names:
Polynesia (preferred,C,O)
Polynesie (C,O)
Polynesian (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Polynesia (general region)  ........  Polynesia (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
island group (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Polynesia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 745
....................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) Pl. 15
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 966
Polynesian..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Polynesie..........  [BHA]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 745
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Google Maps online (2000-) accessed 10 December 2014
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) Pl. 15
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 966
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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