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Descriptor English: British Virgin Islands
Descriptor Spanish: Islas Vírgenes Británicas
Descriptor Portuguese: Ilhas Virgens Britânicas
Descriptor French: Iles Vierges britanniques
Entry term(s): Virgin Islands, British
Tree number(s): Z01.107.084.900.182
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064966
Scope note: A British overseas territory, part of the British West Indies, lying about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico. Tortola is the main island, other islands include Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada.
Previous Indexing: West Indies (1979-2013)
History Note: 2014; use WEST INDIES 1979-2013
DeCS ID: 55470
Unique ID: D064966
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
British Virgin Islands - Preferred
Concept UI M0022926
Scope note A British overseas territory, part of the British West Indies, lying about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico. Tortola is the main island, other islands include Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada.
Preferred term British Virgin Islands
Entry term(s) Virgin Islands, British



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