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Descriptor English: Arctic Regions
Descriptor Spanish: Regiones Árticas
Descriptor Portuguese: Regiões Árticas
Descriptor French: Régions arctiques
Tree number(s): Z01.208
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001110
Scope note: The Arctic Ocean and the lands in it and adjacent to it. It includes Point Barrow, Alaska, most of the Franklin District in Canada, two thirds of Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Lapland, Novaya Zemlya, and Northern Siberia. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p66)
Annotation: note spelling: arctic: neither spelled nor pronounced "artic"
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1114
Unique ID: D001110
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/30
Arctic Regions - Preferred
Concept UI M0001669
Scope note The Arctic Ocean and the lands in it and adjacent to it. It includes Point Barrow, Alaska, most of the Franklin District in Canada, two thirds of Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Lapland, Novaya Zemlya, and Northern Siberia. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p66)
Preferred term Arctic Regions



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