Dictionary Of Alaska Place Names

Author: Donald J. Orth
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Each entry conforms to principles of U.S. Board on Geographic Names and lists location, brief history and meaning of name.

Alaska Highway Explorer

Author: William C. Wonders
Publisher: TouchWood Editions
ISBN: 9780920663288
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Distances are taken from the 1990 edition of The Milepost, Bothell, WA, Alaska
Northwest Books. Toponymic information is based upon that included in Akrigg,
G.P.V. and Helen B., British Columbia Place Names, Victoria, Sono Nis Press,
1986; Coutts, R.C., Yukon: Places and Names, Sidney, B.C., Gray's Publishing
Ltd., 1980; The Northern Research Group, From Trail to Highway, Haines
Junction, Y.T., Champagne-Aishihik Band, 1988; Orth, Donald J., Dictionary of
Alaska Place ...

1890 1990 A Century Of Service

Author: Meredith F. Burrill
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One on Alaska was set up shortly after the Board's founding and produced the
first edition of the "Geographic Dictionary of Alaska" in 1901. Subsequent editions
have revised and enlarged it. The 1966 edition, titled "Dictionary of Alaska Place
Names," contains some 44,000 entries. A Philippine Committee on Geographic
Names, set up by the Civil Governor, William Howard Taft. in 1903, processed
some 3,000 names. An advisory committee appointed by the Governor of Hawaii
in ...

Dictionary Of Canadian Place Names

Author: Alan Rayburn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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This handy and entertaining A-Z guide explains the nomenclature of more than 5,000 cities, towns, and geographical features in Canada.

Travels Among The Dena

Author: Frederica de Laguna
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295801050
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Olson, Wallace M. 1981 “Minto, Alaska.”
InHandbook of North American Indians (general editor, William C. Sturtevant), vol
. 6,Subarctic (volume editor, June Helm): 704–11. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian
Institution. Orth, David J. 1967 Dictionary of Alaska Place Names. U.S. Geological
Survey, Professional Paper no. 567. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing
Office. Osgood, Cornelius 1936a The Distribution of the Northern Athapaskan
Indians ...

Natalia Shelikhova

Author: Dawn Lea Black
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
ISBN: 1602230668
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Auke Bay, AK: Heritage Research, 2002. Orth, Donald J. Dictionary of Alaska
Place Names. U.S. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Professional
Paper 567. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967. Outram,
Dorinda. Panorama of the Enlightenment. London: Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Peers, C. J. Soldiers of the Dragon: Chinese Armies 1500 B.C.–A.D. 1840. Oxford
and New York: Osprey Publishing, 2006. Petrov, Alexander Yu. “Role of the
Shelikhovs' Clan ...

Geological Survey Circular

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For example, the file name for New York is NYORGAZ. One exception is the file
name for Missouri, which is MOSSGAZ, to avoid conflict with the file name for
Mississippi (MISSGAZ). There are presently two files for the State of Alaska —
ALASDIC and ALASGAZ. ALASDIC is the automated version of the Dictionary of
Alaska Place Names, published as U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
567 in l967, and includes descriptions and historical notes. ALASGAZ is the
newer version ...