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Geographic names & the federal government

Orth, Donald J.

Geographic names & the federal government

a bibliography

by Orth, Donald J.

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Published by Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Board on Geographic Names -- Bibliography.,
  • Names, Geographical -- Bibliography.,
  • Gazetteers -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGeographic names and the federal government
    Statementcompiled by Donald J. Orth with the assistance of Elizabeth Unger Mangan.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsMangan, Elizabeth Unger., Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division., United States Board on Geographic Names.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1201 .O78 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16789156M

    Geographical Names; Geographical Names. Toponymy (or Geographical Names) is the science of naming geographical features and places. Under the Geographical Names Board Act, the Department has the authority to officially name all geographical features and places in the province. The provinces, territories and federal naming authorities have. - blog on e-Onomastics - digital onomastics - e-Science about proper names - blogue sur e-Onomastique - onomastique numérique - e-Science sur les noms propres - Blog über e-Onomastik - digitale Onomastik - e-Wissenschaft über die Namenkunde - блог по oномастике.

      The U.S. Board on Geographic Names, a branch of the Interior Department, issued two blanket rules decades ago to erase racial slurs . Gazetteers preserve past as well as current names and support data retrieval for historical geographic research. The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), a digital gazetteer developed by the USGS in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN), contains information on nearly 2 million physical and cultural geographic.

    Geographic names AACR2 23/LCRI 23 + SCM memos HH Last revision 8/15/01 (HTML formatting dsl 7/23/03) Jump to: Place name as subject: Latest form Indirect subdivision by place. As with personal and corporate names, you only need to consider this if there is no authority record for the heading. LCRI The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a United States federal body whose purpose is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the government of the United States.. The Board's purpose is to standardize -- not regulate -- US and foreign geographic names, including the names of geographical features underseas and in .


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Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government.

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