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Online gazetteers (selected)
|•||Canadian Geographical Names Database
Provides a searchable database for Canadian geographic names.
|•||Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online|
|•||GEOnet Names Server(GNS)
Provides access to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) database of foreign geographic feature names. Information in this database has been used to prepare and publish the series of foreign country gazetteers approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (US BGN).
|•||Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online
The Getty Information Institute's database contains 900,000 places arranged in a hierarchical structure, representing all nations of the modern world.
|•||Jepson Place Name Index California
Place names that are used on specimens in the Jepson Herbarium.
|•||Place Name Servers on the Internet
A listing from Arizona State University.
|•||U.S. Geographic Names and Information System (GNIS)
The authority on names in the United States. Site provides access to a variety of online geographic information for each name including DRG, DOQ, watershed and a connection to TopoZone map copies.
Provides a comprehensive set of population data and related statistics.