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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

by Erwin G. Gudde

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • USA,
  • Place names & gazetteers,
  • Reference works,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7708174M
    ISBN 100520014324
    ISBN 109780520014329

    Module 1: Digits, Place Value, and Reading and Writing Numbers. Page 2. Example 1: Write down the place value of the digit 4 in the following numbers. Use the place value diagrams on the previous page to help find the answer. a) , The four is in the one-thousands place. b) 2,, The four is in the hundreds place. Includes countywide stats as well as those for Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, and Thousand Oaks. Deaths Ventura County Genealogical Society Archives database of deaths recorded between and

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      First, pin down everything you can remember about the book, plot, character names, time period in which the book may have been published, genre, etc. All these details are clues in identifying the title and author of the book. Online resources can help with your search for a half-remembered book, even if all you have is a basic plot line. This project of studying place names was launched as part of the writers' project of W.P.A. and continued under the auspices of the University of California as their contribution to the Centennial. Place names are studied as records of the past, as history and biography, as part of language. This is actually a geographical dictionary of California, with omissions that are of .


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One Thousand California Place Names by Erwin G. Gudde Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. /5(3). "Based entirely upon [the author's] California place names: a geographical dictionary"--Page vii. "Gold rush edition"--Cover. Description: vii, 96 pages ; 19 cm: Other Titles: California place names One thousand California place names: Responsibility: by Erwin G.

Gudde. California Place Names, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names. First Edition. by Erwin G.

Gudde (Author) out of 5 stars 21 ratings. ISBN ISBN Cited by: "This pocket guide, now in its sixth printing, is based on California place names: the origin and etymology of current geographical names, also by Erwin G.

Gudde"--Title page verso. Description: 96 pages 19 cm: Other Titles: One thousand California place names: Responsibility: by Erwin G. Gudde. California place names. Berkeley: University of California Press,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Erwin Gustav Gudde.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gudde, Erwin Gustav, California place names. Berkeley, Univ. of California Press,   The abridged version, originally called California Place Names, has grown to a dynamic California Place Names in Bright's hands.

Those who have used and enjoyed California Place Names through the decades will be glad to know that California Place Names is not only bigger but better.

This handbook focuses on two sorts of names: those that Reviews:   If you want to see what a great book on place names looks like, get the NM place name book above. The CA place names book is tiny in physical size and has pages.

Compare with the NM book which is massive and has s: Absco, a Southern Pacific station, was coined in the s from the name of the American Beet Sugar Company, which had a factory in Oxnard.

Pochea is an Indian village site in Riverside County, said to mean "where the rabbit went in." Siskiyou was the Chinook word for 'bobtailed horse,' originally taken over from the Cree language. From Abadi Creek to Zzyzyx Spring, thousand/5(4). This page offers an alphabetical listing of place names throughout California.

This is not a complete list of every last place name that has ever existed in California. It does include not only a sampling of the largest communities in the.

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 5/5(1). This is the new "pocket" version of the classic California Place Names, first published by California in Erwin G.

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This anniversary edition concentrates on the origins of the names currently used for the cities, towns, settlements, mountains, and streams of California, with engrossing accounts of the history of their usage.

The dictionary includes a glossary and a bibliography. This list of current. cities; towns, unincorporated communities; counties, and other recognized places in the U.S. state of California.; Information on the number and names of counties in which the place lies, and its lower and upper ZIP code bounds, if applicable are also included.

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