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Virginia geographic names

Virginia geographic names

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, National Mapping Division, Office of Geographic Research in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Virginia.,
  • Virginia -- Gazetteers.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Virginia geographic names : alphabetical finding list.

    Statementprepared from a computer file by Branch of Geographic Names.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.). Branch of Geographic Names.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (ll, 624 leaves) ;
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14378803M

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Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geological Survey (U.S.). Branch of Geographic Names. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Virginia geographic names: alphabetical finding list. Description: 2 volumes (ll, leaves) ; 22 x 28 cm: Responsibility: prepared from a computer file by Branch of Geographic Names.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geological Survey (U.S.). Branch of Geographic Names. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: West Virginia geographic names: alphabetical finding list. issued in 2 volumes. Description: volumes ; 28 cm: Responsibility: prepared from a computer file by Branch of Geographic Names.

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