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California place names : the origin and etymology of current geographical names

Author: Erwin Gustav Gudde; William Bright
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed., rev. and enl.View all editions and formats
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Focuses on the origins of the names currently used for the cities, towns, settlements, mountains, and streams of California, with accounts of the history of their usage. This dictionary includes a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erwin Gustav Gudde; William Bright
ISBN: 0520242173 9780520242173 9780520266193 0520266196
OCLC Number: 55707253
Notes: This ed. originally published: 1998.
Description: xxviii, 467 pages : map ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Erwin G. Gudde.

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"A fun companion for trips to other parts of the state... An impressive amount of California history in this volume." -- Sue Rosenthal Bay Nature

 
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