Administrative unit

The Isles

Sub-Continent

Preferred Name:
THE ISLES
Unit Type:
Sub-Continent
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10001134
Authorities:
Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Notes:

Group of islands off the northwestern coast of Europe. The group consists of two main islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and numerous smaller islands (Encyclopędia Britannica). Current administrative unit coverage is mostly limited to Great Britain, i.e. England, Wales and Scotland.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
THE ISLES Preferred English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BRITISH ISLES Alternate English     Great Britain Historical GIS Project

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EUROPE Continent     Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica 15th ed. (London: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. UK, 1986)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GUERNSEY CrProt State     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ISLE OF MAN State     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
JERSEY CrProt State     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND State 1922   Great Britain Historical GIS Project
UNITED KINGDOM State     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, The Isles through time | Census tables with data for the Sub-Continent, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001134

Date accessed: 23rd October 2014