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Author Room, Adrian.

Title Placenames of the world : origins and meanings of the names for 6,600 countries, cities, territories, natural features, and historic sites / Adrian Room.

Publication Info. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  910.014 ROO    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Reference - NSRY-11  R 910.014 ROO    LIB USE ONLY
Edition Second edition.
Description v, 433 pages ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-433).
Summary "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.
Subject Names, Geographical.
ISBN 0786422483 illustrated case binding alkaline paper
9780786422487 illustrated case binding alkaline paper

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