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Azores MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Azores
Tree Number(s)
Z01.639.040.218
Unique ID
D001394
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001394
Annotation
a group of 9 Atlantic islands off the coast of Portugal
Scope Note
A group of nine islands and several islets belonging to Portugal in the north Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal. The islands are named after the acores, the Portuguese for goshawks, living there in abundance. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p102 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p42)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Azores Preferred
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