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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
Placenames of the world : origins and meanings of the names for 6,600 countries, cities, territories, natural features, and historic sites
Room, Adrian2006
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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, its geographical location and the origin of the name.
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Imprint:
Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, c2006.
Collation:
v, 433 p. ; 27 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed.: 1997.Bibliography (p. 431-433)
ISBN:
0786422483 (hbk)
Dewey class:
910.014910.014
Language:
English
Electronic access:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryReferenceR 910.014 ROONot for loan (Set: 05 Jul 2006)Not seen at Stocktake (Set: 07 Mar 2009)
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