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Yukon Territory MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Yukon Territory
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.567.176.929
Unique ID
D015874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015874
Annotation
a division of northwest Canada
Scope Note
A territory of northwest Canada, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the south by British Columbia, and on the west by Alaska. Its capital is Whitehorse. It takes its name from the Yukon River, the Indian yu-kun-ah, meaning big river. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1367 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p608)
Entry Term(s)
Yukon
Previous Indexing
Canada (1966-1989)
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/10/13
Revision Date
1995/02/21
Yukon Territory Preferred
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