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Place names of Ontario

Read this book to learn the story behind the names of Punkeydoodles Corners, Swastika, Orillia, Lac des Mille Lacs, Plevna, and Bastard Township. Alan Rayburn describes 2,285 of Ontario's 57,000 physical and cultural place names in this fascinating and wide ranging review. In doing so he provides a window on the geography, history, language, culture, and customs of Canada's largest province.
Print Book, English, ©1997
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, ©1997