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Names, Geographical

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View Resource Canadian Geographical Names

Maintained by the Secretariat of the Geographical Names Board of Canada, the Geographical Names Web site helps make sense of the more than 350,000 official and formerly official geographical names in Canada. Visitors can search names, explore origins of names, research name changes, and much more.
View Resource Faced with too many names, Venezuela makes a modest proposal

Inspirations: No more little sun kings Baby names-are they 4real? Popular baby names Behind the Name History and hidden meanings of Britain's...
View Resource GEBCO Names of Undersea Features

The Website for GEBCO, the most comprehensive Bathymetric Chart of the world from UNESCO, and the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO), now includes a gazetteer of undersea feature names. The downloadable Excel spreadsheet gives names and geographic data on undersea canyons, troughs, seamounts, banks, rises, channels, fracture zones, etc. The .pdf file gives the guidelines used in...
View Resource Geographic Names Information System

The US Geological Surveys online Geographic Names Information System contains data on nearly 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the US. Facts include federally recognized feature name, feature type, elevation, estimated 1994 population of incorporated cities and towns, state and county in which the feature is located, latitude and longitude of the feature location, and more....