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Geographic Locations

Introduction: Geographic Locations

Description of Geographic Locations

Geographic Locations: All of the continents and every country situated within, the UNITED STATES and each of the constituent states arranged by region, CANADA and each of its provinces, AUSTRALIA and each of its states, the major bodies of water and major islands on both hemispheres, and selected major cities. Although the geographic locations are not printed in INDEX MEDICUS as main headings, in indexing they are significant in epidemiologic studies and historical articles and for locating administrative units in education and the delivery of health care.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Geographic Locations

The following list attempts to classify Geographic Locations into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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