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Descriptor English: Atlantic Islands
Descriptor Spanish: Islas del Atlántico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ilhas Atlânticas
Descriptor French: Iles de l'Atlantique
Entry term(s): Saint Helena
St. Helena
Tree number(s): Z01.639.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001266
Scope note: Widely scattered islands in the Atlantic Ocean as far north as the AZORES and as far south as the South Sandwich Islands, with the greatest concentration found in the CARIBBEAN REGION. They include Annobon Island, Ascension, Canary Islands, Falkland Islands, Fernando Po (also called Isla de Bioko and Bioko), Gough Island, Madeira, Sao Tome and Principe, Saint Helena, and Tristan da Cunha.
Annotation: note specifics here and under CARIBBEAN REGION
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 1274
Unique ID: D001266
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: 2016/12/19
Atlantic Islands - Preferred
Concept UI M0001907
Scope note Widely scattered islands in the Atlantic Ocean as far north as the AZORES and as far south as the South Sandwich Islands, with the greatest concentration found in the CARIBBEAN REGION. They include Annobon Island, Ascension, Canary Islands, Falkland Islands, Fernando Po (also called Isla de Bioko and Bioko), Gough Island, Madeira, Sao Tome and Principe, Saint Helena, and Tristan da Cunha.
Preferred term Atlantic Islands
St. Helena - Narrower
Concept UI M0001909
Preferred term St. Helena
Entry term(s) Saint Helena



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