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Illustrated dictionary of place names, United States and Canada

by Kelsie B. Harder

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Canada,
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- United States,
    • Names, Geographical -- Canada,
    • United States -- History, Local,
    • Canada -- History, Local

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDictionary of place names, United States and Canada.
      Statementedited by Kelsie B. Harder.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE155 .H37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 631 p. :
      Number of Pages631
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5202430M
      ISBN 100442230699
      LC Control Number75026907

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