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FYI: Dict. of Alaska Place Names (Big Book) now online/free

Postby Jesus Malverde » Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:42 am

Hi folks,
FYI:
It looks like the University of Alaska Fairbanks has put The Dictionary of Alaska Place Names online in pdf form.
Per the webpage:
"This is a PDF version of the publication by Donald J. Orth published as Geological Survey Professional Paper 567, 1967, reprinted in 1971"

http://library.uaf.edu/resources-dictio ... lace-names

This is the "Big Book" of Alaskan Place Names (1,092 pages). The original hard copy edition is out of print and original editions are costing several hundred dollars. A feast of Alaskan historical information.

Toponym Freaks rejoice! :)
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