2 edition of Geographic and cultural names in Virginia found in the catalog.
Geographic and cultural names in Virginia
Virginia. Division of Mineral Resources.
Written in English
|Statement||[by] Thomas H. Biggs.|
|Contributions||Biggs, Thomas H.|
|LC Classifications||HD9506.U63 V5 no. 20, F224 V5 no. 20|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||374|
|LC Control Number||74622342|
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Get this from a library. Geographic and cultural names in Virginia. [Thomas H Biggs; Virginia. Division of Mineral Resources.] -- "The Commonwealth of Virginia is now completely depicted by modern, minute topographic quadrangle maps at a scale of(1 inch equals 2, feet).
The basic purpose of this index is. Catalog Geographic and cultural » Book» Geographic and cultural names in Virginia (Book) Average Rating. Author. Virginia. Division of Mineral Resources. Contributors. Biggs, Thomas H. Published. Charlottesville: [publisher not identified], Status.
Available (library use only). The GNIS (Geographic Names Information System), developed by the USGS (United States Geologi-cal Survey) in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, contains information about the almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features labeled on the USGS minute topo-graphic maps.
GEOGRAPHIC AND CULTURAL NAMES IN VIRGINIA (INFORMATION CIRCULAR 20) Soft Cover Returns: We accept returns for any reason within seven days of receipt provided we are notified in advance and the book is returned in the condition it was sold. If the book is not represented accurately we will cover return media rate shipping.
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The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government.
The BGN comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of.
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A helpful resource is Geographic and Cultural Names in Virginia by Thomas H. Biggs, Information Circular 20 (Charlottesville: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, ), which is keyed to Virginia’s topographic maps by place-name, water and land features, File Size: KB.
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