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Stony Brook University

COLLECTIONS: Maps

Contains resources for maps and geospatial research and instruction

Place Names/Gazetteers/Geographic Name Servers

Place names may be found in a gazetteer, often described as a geographic index or dictionary. Whether online or hard copy, gazetteers list place names, and quite frequently geographic coordinates, and information on land features and the population at the time of the gazetteers' publication.