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Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition (edition 1997)
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0877795460, Hardcover)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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