Dictionary of Southern African place names by P. E. Raper

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Published by Jonathan Ball Publishers in Johannesburg .

Written in English

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Places:

  • South Africa,
  • Africa, Southern,
  • South Africa.,
  • Africa, Southern.

Subjects:

  • Names, Geographical -- South Africa.,
  • Names, Geographical -- Africa, Southern.,
  • South Africa -- Gazetteers.,
  • Africa, Southern -- Gazetteers.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 602-608)

Book details

StatementP.E. Raper
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1714 .R37 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination608 p. ;
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1971349M
ISBN 100947464042
LC Control Number90209158

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