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Bermuda MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Bermuda
Tree Number(s)
Z01.639.040.390
Unique ID
D001605
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001605
Annotation
a British colony in the North Atlantic
Scope Note
A British colony in the western North Atlantic Ocean about 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. It comprises a group of about 300 islands of which only about 20 are inhabited. It is called also the Bermuda Islands or the Bermudas. It was named for the Spanish explorer Juan Bermudez who visited the islands in 1515. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p140 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p61)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Bermuda Preferred
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