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Descriptor English: Pacific States
Descriptor Spanish: Estados del Pacífico
Descriptor Portuguese: Estados do Pacífico
Descriptor French: États du Pacifique
Tree number(s): Z01.107.567.875.580
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019601
Scope note: The geographic designation for states bordering on or located in the Pacific Ocean. The states so designated are Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. (U.S. Geologic Survey telephone communication)
Annotation: index specific states as needed but use PACIFIC STATES when text uses the term & when the region is the intent of the author; CATALOGER: Use for 4 or more states
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33620
Unique ID: D019601
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Pacific States - Preferred
Concept UI M0029100
Scope note The geographic designation for states bordering on or located in the Pacific Ocean. The states so designated are Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. (U.S. Geologic Survey telephone communication)
Preferred term Pacific States



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