Proper name headings are qualified in order to resolve conflicting headings, to specify the location or a larger geographic area, or to indicate the type of entity.

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image\POINT_BL.gif 7.22221 Geographic qualifiers:

A geographic qualifier is added to a heading representing a geographic entity or a building or structure located within one or two countries or first order political divisions and to a heading for an historical event, regardless of whether there is a conflict. Examples

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image\POINT_BL.gif 7.22222 Generic qualifiers:

A generic qualifier representing the type of entity is added to a geographic name heading or a heading for a building or structure when there is a conflict which cannot be resolved by means of a geographic qualifier. It is added, regardless of conflict, to headings for ancient cities, imaginary places, legendary and fictitious characters, and games. Examples

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7.222 Proper name headings established in the Subject Authority File