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California place names

Gudde, Erwin Gustav

California place names

the origin and etymology of current geographical names.

by Gudde, Erwin Gustav

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- California.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF859 .G79 1960
      The Physical Object
      Pagination383 p.
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6273586M
      LC Control Number59011311

      counties, and other recognized places in the U.S. state of California. Information on the number and names of counties in which the place lies, and its lower and upper ZIP code bounds, if applicable are also included.

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