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Oregon geographic names

Author: Lewis A McArthur; Lewis L McArthur
Publisher: Portland : Oregon Historical Society Press ; Seattle : Distributed by University of Washington Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : English : 7th ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Comprises a comprehensive reference to place names throughout the state, originally published in 1928 by Lewis A. McArthur and first updated by his son Lewis in 1974. This edition includes some 6,200 alphabetized entries discussing the origin and meaning of each name. Included CD-ROM provides biographic and geographic indexes and maps showing the locations of over 1,600 post offices and nearly 1,300 communities and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local history
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis A McArthur; Lewis L McArthur
ISBN: 0875952771 9780875952772 087595278X 9780875952789
OCLC Number: 53075956
Description: xiv, 1073 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Windows 95/98/ME/NT4.0/2000/XP; or Macintosh, System 9 or better.
Responsibility: by Lewis A. McArthur.

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A reference to place names in Oregon. It contains more than 6,200 entries each of which lists the county where the place is located and reports what is known about the origin and meaning of the name.  Read more...

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"A delightful mix of puckishness and owlish scholarship."oRobert Frazier, Eugene Register-Guard

 
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