Thursday, October 13, 2005

By Any Other Name

With the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names you can search over a million place names, representing approximately 900,000 physical or political entities, including continents, rivers, mountains, empires, nations, states, districts, townships, cities, and neighborhoods. Includes vernacular, English, and historical names; variant names in other languages; coordinates; and additional information. Many place names feature short notes describing when the name was used (for example, in medieval or Roman times).


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