LCCN: sh2008006789 hdg.: Dewa Region (Japan)
in favor of its separate LCSH:
LCCN: sh 85037415 hdg.: Dewa (Japan)
These two LCSHs appear quite similar in geographic extent to each other. LCC # DS894.39.D4 entered in LCCN sh 85037415 for "Dewa (Japan)" has caption "Dewa region":
010 $a CF 95263496 153 $a DS894.39.D4 $c DS894.39.D495 $h History of Asia $h Japan $h Local history and description $h Tohoku region $h Prefectures, subregions, etc., A-Z $j Dewa region
GEOnet, Dec. 9, 2011 carries:
Dewa (Approved) Dewa-no-kuni (Variant) Dewa Province (Variant) Ideha (Variant) 39° 00' 00"N 140° 30' 00"E Feature Type: region
Col. gaz., Dec. 9, 2011 carries:
Dewa Type of Place: former province Location: Akita, Japan Dewa, former province in N Honshu, Japan; now Akita prefecture and part of Aomori prefecture.
LC's cancellation proposal of its LCSH sp2008006789 now carries:
010 $a sp2008006789 682 $i This authority record has been deleted because the heading is covered by the subject heading Dewa (Japan) (sh 85037415).
This LCSH cancellation proposal is scheduled for discussion at the first 2012 PSD Editorial Meeting.
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