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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
Collections:Your library, reference
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Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster



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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. ( )
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Absecon Inlet

Achi Baba


Akobo River

Amambai Mountains

Amukta Pass

Great Craggy Mountains

Greys River

Grijalva River

Grinnell Land

History of Nairobi

Holtz Bay

Mississippi Sound

Mocho Mountains

Mount Douglas (Montana)

Mount Leonard Murray

Mount Moco

Nansen Sound

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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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