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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.
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This edition published in by McFarland & Company, Inc. in Jefferson, N.C.

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"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.

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Placenames of the world

First published in 1974



Work Description

"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.

Placenames of the world

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

2nd ed.

This edition published in by McFarland & Company, Inc. in Jefferson, N.C.


Edition Description

"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
Internet Archive
placenamesofworl02edroom
ISBN 10
0786422483
LC Control Number
2005017522
Library Thing
4969246
Goodreads
81863

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