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Descriptor in English: Far East
Descriptor in Spanish: Lejano Oriente
Descriptor in Portuguese: Extremo Oriente
Descriptor in French: Extrême-Orient
Entry term(s): East Asia
Eastern Asia
Tree number(s): Z01.252.474
Scope note: A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.
Annotation: a geog area of east & southeast Asia; prefer specific countries
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 67
DeCS UI: 5306
Descriptor UI: D005202
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/06/19
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Far East - Preferred
Concept UI M0008231
Scope note A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.
Preferred term Far East
Entry term(s) East Asia
Eastern Asia



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