They usually include only the names of places that existed at the time the gazetteer was published. The place names are generally listed in alphabetical order, similar to a dictionary. Places are listed by their modern names and boundaries.
The catalog includes only places for which the library has records. Because names and boundaries of some places have changed or no longer exist, you may need to use sources that describe places as they were known earlier. An example of a national gazetteer that identifies places in the United States as of is:.
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The first place-by-place chronology of U. Added to basket. Christopher Brickell. RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening. A Dictionary of Psychology.
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