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ID: 7013119
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013119

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sault Sainte Marie (inhabited place)  Sault Sainte Marie (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 46 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 46.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 084 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -84.3333  decimal degrees

Note: French established Jesuit mission 1669; ceded to Great Britain 1763; NW Company founded trading post & constructed lock for trade vessels late 18th cen.; lock ruined by American forces during War of 1812 & reconstructed as historical site late 19th cen.

Names:
Sault Sainte Marie (preferred,C,V)
Sault Ste. Marie (C,V)  ............ since 1669
Rapids of Saint Mary (C,V)
Sault de Gaston (H,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 Ontario (province)  ............  Ontario (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Sault Sainte Marie (inhabited place)  ................  Sault Sainte Marie (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  known to French explorers since Étienne Brûlé visited site 1622
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1912
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
mining center (C)

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Sault Sainte Marie .......... (inhabited place)
..................................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Michigan, Chippewa county) [7021678]

Sources and Contributors:
Rapids of Saint Mary..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 476
Sault de Gaston..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 835
Sault Sainte Marie..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 476
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 177
...................................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Sault Ste. Marie..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 476
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 835
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 476
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 177
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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