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ID: 4011500
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/4011500

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Western United States (general region)  Western United States (general region)

Note: Typically refers to states West of the Rocky Mountains (New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California) and Texas. The term may also sometimes include the states above Texas (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma).

Names:
Western United States (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
United States, Western (C,V,English,U,N)
Etats-Unis de l'Ouest (C,O,French,U,N)
West (C,V,LC,English,U)
American West (C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Western United States (general region)  ............  Western United States (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
area (C)

Sources and Contributors:
American West..........  [VP]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Etats-Unis de l'Ouest..........  [BHA]
......................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
United States, Western..........  [BHA]
.........................................  LC Subject Headings, 10th edition (1986)
West..........  [VP]
...........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
...........  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85146140
Western United States..........  [VP Preferred]
......................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-)
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  LC Subject Headings, 10th edition (1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1254

 

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