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One Thousand California Place Names: The Story Behind the Naming of Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Capes, Bays, Counties and Cities, Third Revised Edition

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One Thousand California Place Names: The Story Behind the Naming of Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Capes, Bays, Counties and Cities, Third Revised Edition - Gudde, Erwin G
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Where did California get its name? Or for that matter where did a thousand and one cities and countries, peaks and valleys, rivers and bays get their names? This little book succinctly gives the why, how, when, and where of the more frequently encountered names on the land of California, from Abalone to Zaca. From Abadi Creek to Zzyzyx Spring, thousands of discoveries await the reader of California Place Names . This is the fourth edition, extensively revised and expanded, of a classic work of Californiana. It has been ...

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One Thousand California Place Names: The Story Behind the Naming of Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Capes, Bays, Counties and Cities, Third Revised Edition 1969, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520014329

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