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Placenames of the world

origins and meanings of the names for 6,600 countries, cities, territories, natural features, and historic sites

2nd ed.

Published by McFarland & Company, Inc. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

About the Edition

"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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
910/.01/4
Library of Congress
G105 .R66 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3402578M
ISBN 10
0786422483
LC Control Number
2005017522
Library Thing
4969246
Goodreads
81863
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