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ID: 7017627
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017627

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Yosemite National Park (national park)  Yosemite National Park (national park)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 51 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 119 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -119.5667  decimal degrees

Note: Scenic mountain region comprising the Sierra Nevada Range & Yosemite Valley of the Merced river; famous for giant sequoias, huge rock domes & peaks.

Names:
Yosemite National Park (preferred,C,V)
Yosemite (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 United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Mariposa (county)  ................  Mariposa (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Yosemite National Park (national park)  ....................  Yosemite National Park (national park) (P)

Place Types:
national park (preferred, C)  ............  first established as state park 1864 & as a national park in 1890
tourist center (C)
wildlife refuge (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Yosemite..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994)
Yosemite National Park..........  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 856
.........................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6065760
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 856
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6065760
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)

 

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