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Pitcairn Islands


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  • Variants

    • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands
    • Pitcairn Dependencies
    • Pitcairn Group of Islands
    • Pitkern Ailen
    • Pitcairn
    • Government of the Pitcairn Islands
    • Pitcairn Government
    • PI
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Territory
    • Descriptor

        British overseas territory
    • Descriptor

        (aat) Overseas territories
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Great Britain--Territories and possessions
    • Associated Locale

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  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Pitcairn Island
  • Sources

    • found: Phone call to BGN, 4-1-92(Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands (long form); Pitcairn Islands (short form); dependent political entity)
    • found: Political handbook of the world, 1989(Pitcairn Islands; Pitcairn encompasses the adjacent islands of Ducie, Henderson, and Oeno)
    • found: Pacific islands yearbook, 16th ed.(Pitcairn Island; Pitcairn's Dependencies: Oeno, Henderson, and Ducie Islands, all of which are uninhabited are Pitcairn Island's nearest neighbors)
    • found: Commonwealth yearbook, 1991(Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oena Islands: the small volcanic island of Pitcairn; Pitcairn is a British settlement under the British Settlements Act 1887; responsibility for administration is by the British High Commissioner in New Zealand who is concurrently Governor of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(island; 25°04ʹ00ʺS 130°05ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 4, 2015(Pitcairn Islands (Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), officially named the Pitcairn Group of Islands, are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific; 25°04ʹS 130°06ʹW)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 4, 2015(Pitcairn Islands (overseas territory of the UK); conventional long form: Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands; conventional short form: Pitcairn Islands; Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK)
    • found: GEOnet names server, September 4, 2015(Pitcairn Islands (approved); Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands (approved); Pitcairn Islands (short); dependent political entity; 25°04ʹ00ʺS, 130°06ʹ00ʺW (-25.066667, -130.1))
    • found: Britannica online, September 9, 2015(Pitcairn Island, isolated volcanic island in the south-central Pacific Ocean, 1,350 miles (2,170 km) southeast of Tahiti. It is the only inhabited island of the British overseas territory of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands, which is commonly referred to as the Pitcairn Islands or as Pitcairn)
    • found: The Government of the Pitcairn Islands online portal, viewed September 9, 2015:home page (Government of the Pitcairn Islands; The Pitcairn Islands group is a British Overseas Territory. It comprises the islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno) - http://www.government.pn/
    • found: Pitcairn Islands. The Pitcairn Constitution Order 2010, viewed online September 9, 2015:title page (Pitcairn Islands; "Pitcairn" means Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands) - http://www.government.pn/Pitcairn%20Islands%20Constitution%20Order%202010.pdf
    • found: Pitcairn Islands. Laws of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, viewed online September 9, 2015:home page (Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands; Pitcairn; Pitcairn Government; PI) - http://www.government.pn/Laws/index.php
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-03-28: new
    • 2018-05-20: revised
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