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Descriptor in English: South America
Descriptor in Spanish: América del Sur
Descriptor in Portuguese: América do Sul
Descriptor in French: Amérique du Sud
Tree number(s): Z01.107.757
Scope note: The southern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending southward from the Colombia-Panama border.
Annotation: each South American country is available as a heading
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS UI: 13403
Descriptor UI: D013020
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/07
South America - Preferred
Concept UI M0020183
Scope note The southern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending southward from the Colombia-Panama border.
Preferred term South America



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