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Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition (edition 1997)

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Title:Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition
Info:Merriam-Webster (1997), Edition: 3rd, Hardcover
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Like a steady, reliable friend. I have used this book as a reliable geographical reference for years and never found it wanting. Both historic and modern places and geographic features are included. I have found everything I needed, from Ash Flat to Pskov.
The appendix contains a thorough table of geographical terms in languages other than English, as well as a useful glossary. ( )
  Othniel | Feb 15, 2007 |
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Since 1970 South Africa ended apartheid; Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected president of Haiti, deposed by military coup then reinstated; San Francisco suffered a major earthquake; and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics dissolved. So it's a good thing Merriam-Webster updated its geographical dictionary to include more than 48,000 alphabetically arranged entries of mountains, lakes, towns, and countries. The third edition had a lot of catching up to do, what with the social, political, financial, and physical upheavals that have taken place since the second edition was published, and the result is a modern and sophisticated reference.

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A comprehensive guide to the key political and physical features of today's world.

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