Panama and the Canal Zone official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. by United States. Geographic Names Division.

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Published in Washington .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Panama,
  • Panama Canal (Panama)

Subjects:

  • Panama -- Gazetteers,
  • Panama Canal (Panama) -- Gazetteers

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesUnited States. Board on Geographic Names. Gazetteer, no. 110, Gazetteer (United States Board on Geographic Names) ;, no. 110.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1562 .U5
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 323 p.
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4853967M
LC Control Number75603156

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