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LC control 85004220
Geographic headingAmerica
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Geographic subdivision usageAmerica
New World
See alsoWestern Hemisphere
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Scope noteHere are entered works discussing collectively the lands of the Western Hemisphere. Works on that portion of the earth's surface consisting of North and South America and adjacent islands and oceans, with approximate boundaries at longitudes 20⁰W and 160⁰E, are entered under Western Hemisphere.
Subject example tracingNote under Western Hemisphere
Found inMESH: hdg. (America changed to Americas for 1996)
Random House (America: Also called the Americas. New World see Western Hemisphere (def. 1); Western Hemisphere 1. the western part of the terrestrial globe, including North and South America, their islands, and the surrounding waters)
Argus, G.W. Infrageneric classification of Salix (Salicaceae) in the New World, c1997.
Web. 3 (new world: the western hemisphere; esp.: the continental landmass of No. and So. America)
Web. geog. (New World. The land of the Western Hemisphere)