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Placenames of the World

Origins and Meanings of the Names for over 5000 Natural Features Countries, Capitals, Territories, Cities and Historic Sights

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

About the Book

"First published in 1997, the work in this new edition contains over 7,000 entries, including 1,000 new placenames from previously under-represented areas such as China and Japan. Entries cover natural features as well as manmade entities. Each entry includes the name of the feature; a brief description and its geographical location; and the origin of the name"--Provided by publisher.

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
441
Dimensions
8.9 x 6 x 1 inches
Weight
1.3 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL11045467M
ISBN 10
0786418141
ISBN 13
9780786418145
Library Thing
4969246
Goodreads
4657433
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October 8, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot merge duplicate works of 'Placenames of the world'
August 17, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
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