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ID: 7017654
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7017654

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kingston (inhabited place)  Kingston (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 14 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 076 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -76.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in SE Ontario; trading post and fort ruined by British in 1758; resettled by United Empire Loyalists in 1783; used as base for British naval force on Lake Ontario during War of 1812; produces ships, mining equipment and ceramics.

Names:
Kingston (preferred,C,V)
Fort Frontenac (H,V)  ............ name of French fort founded here in 1673
Cataraqui (H,V)  ............ original Amerindian settlement before late 17th cen.

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 Kingston (inhabited place)  ................  Kingston (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  originally settled by Amerindians, trading post & military fort founded by Louis de Buade late 17th cen.
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
educational center (C)
national capital (H)  ............  Original capital of Canada
fort (H)  ............  mid-18th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Cataraqui..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877-878
Fort Frontenac..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343
Kingston..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:480
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6:877-878
.................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 101
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 480; 1:480
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877-878; 6:877-878
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 101
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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