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United States Virgin Islands


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  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • American Virgin Islands
    • American Virgins
    • Američka Djevičanska ostrva
    • Americké Panenské ostrovy
    • Amerika Virgin adaları
    • Amerikaanse Maagde-eilande
    • Amerikanikes Parthenoi Nēsoi
    • Amerikanische Jungferninseln
    • Amerikanischi Jumpfereinsle
    • Amerikanske Jomfruøer
    • Amerikańske kněžniske kupy
    • Amerikanski Virdzhinski ostrovi
    • Amerykanskii︠a︡ Virhinskii︠a︡ astravy
    • AQSh Virgin utraut︠h︡ary
    • Bí-kok Virgin Kûn-tó
    • Birjina uharte amerikarrak
    • Iles Vièrges amèriquênes
    • Illes Verges Americanes
    • Illes Verges Nord-americanes
    • Inizi Gwerc'h ar Stadoù-Unanet
    • Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos
    • Islas Virgenes nin Estados Unidos
    • Islas Virgenes (U.S.)
    • Isles de Vierges (U.S.)
    • Isles des Vierges (U.S.)
    • Islles Vírxenes Americanes
    • Islles Vírxenes d'Estaos Xuníos
    • Isole Vergini (U.S.)
    • Parthenoi Nēsoi tōn Ēnōmenōn Politeiōn
    • U.S.V.I.
    • U.S. Virgin Islands
    • Ühendriikide Neitsisaared
    • US Virgin Islands
    • USA Neitsisaared
    • Usonaj Virgulininsuloj
    • USVI
    • V.I.
    • VI
    • Virgin Islands (American)
    • Virgin Islands of the United States
    • Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Virgin Islands (USA)
    • Παρθένοι Νήσοι των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών
    • Αμερικανικές Παρθένοι Νήσοι
    • Амерыканскія Віргінскія астравы
    • Американски Вирджински острови
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        (aat) Territories
    • Descriptor

        United States--Insular possessions
    • Descriptor

        United States--Territories and possessions
    • Descriptor

        (unescot) Non-self governing territories
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        Virgin Islands
    • Associated Locale

        Caribbean Area
  • Use For

    • sh85143748
  • Has Demonym

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: Webster's new geo. dic., c1977(Virgin Islands; officially Virgin Islands of the United States; before 1917 Danish West Indies)
    • found: Col Lip. gaz. world, 1962(Virgin Islands of the United States)
    • found: Geology of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, 2002.
    • found: Earle Publishing. 1995 road map, St. Croix, USVI, c1995.
    • found: Chemical ecology and distribution of sponges in the Salt River Canyon, St. Croix, U.S.V.I., 1984.
    • found: An Act to Designate the Federal Building Located in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, as the "Ron de Lugo Federal Building", 2002.
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(civil; 18°20ʹ54ʺN 064°59ʹ01ʺW)
    • found: AACR2:Appendix B.14 (Virgin Islands, V.I.)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 3, 2011:United States Virgin Islands (The Virgin Islands of the United States (commonly called the United States Virgin Islands or U.S. Virgin Islands) are a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area of the United States. The islands are geographically part of the Virgin Islands archipelago and are located in the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles; consist of the main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas, along with the much smaller but historically distinct Water Island, and many other surrounding minor islands)
    • found: GNIS, May 15, 2013(United States Virgin Islands; class: civil; variants: American Virgins, Danish Islands in America, Danish West Indies, Danish Westindia Islands, Dansk Vestindien, Danske Ey-Lande, De Dansk-Vestindiske Oer, Islas Virgenes, Isles de Vierges, Isles des Vierges, Isole Vergini, Jomfrue Oer, Virgin Islands of the United States)
    • found: Columbia gazetteer of the world, viewed May 17, 2013(U.S. Virgin Islands; island group, territory, coordinates: 18°20ʹN 64°44ʹW)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 20, 2013(entry under United States Virgin Islands; The Virgin Islands of the United States (commonly called the United States Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, or USVI)) Afrikaans page (Amerikaanse Maagde-eilande) Alemannic page (Amerikanischi Jumpfereinsle) Franco-Provençal/Arpitan page (Iles Vièrges amèriquênes) Asturian page (Islles Vírxenes Americanes; Islles Vírxenes d'Estaos Xuníos) Azerbaijani page (Amerika Virgin adaları [in rom.]) Min Nan page (Bí-kok Virgin Kûn-tó) Bashkir page (AQSh Virgin utraut︠h︡ary) Belarusian page (Амерыканскія Віргінскія астравы = Amerykanskii︠a︡ Virhinskii︠a︡ astravy) Central Bicolano page (Islas Virgenes nin Estados Unidos) Bulgarian page (Американски Вирджински острови = Amerikanski Virdzhinski ostrovi) Bosnian page (Američka Djevičanska ostrva) Breton page (Inizi Gwerc'h ar Stadoù-Unanet) Catalan page (Illes Verges Nord-americanes; Illes Verges Americanes) Czech page (Americké Panenské ostrovy) Danish page (Amerikanske Jomfruøer) German page (Amerikanische Jungferninseln) Lower Sorbian page (Amerikańske kněžniske kupy) Estonian page (USA Neitsisaared; Ühendriikide Neitsisaared) Greek page (Αμερικανικές Παρθένοι Νήσοι = Amerikanikes Parthenoi Nēsoi; Παρθένοι Νήσοι των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών = Parthenoi Nēsoi tōn Ēnōmenōn Politeiōn) Spanish page (Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos) Esperanto page (Usonaj Virgulininsuloj) Basque page (Birjina uharte amerikarrak)
    • found: Britton, N.L. The flora of the American Virgin Islands, 1918.
    • found: Stevenson, J.A. The fungi of Puerto Rico and the American Virgin Islands, 1975.
    • found: BBC things, via WWW, June 18, 2020(US Virgin Islands)
    • found: CAB thesaurus, via WWW, June 18, 2020(United States Virgin Islands. Alternative labels: U.S. Virgin Islands; Virgin Islands (USA))
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  • Change Notes

    • 1980-10-21: new
    • 2020-07-31: revised
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