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Arizona place names

William Croft Barnes

Arizona place names

by William Croft Barnes

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Arizona.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementby Will C. Barnes.
      Series[Arizona. University] General bulletin,, no. 2, University of Arizona bulletin,, vol. vi, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF809 .B27
      The Physical Object
      Pagination503 p.
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6328524M
      LC Control Number35027798
      OCLC/WorldCa2705843

      Garate also notes that the place name Arizona can be found in Central and South America where the Spanish and Basque settled, and where Tohono O'odham/Pima names are unlikely to be found. Sources: Barnes, Will C. Arizona Place Names. Tucson, Ariz.: The University of Arizona Press, , pp. The University of Arizona Press. The University of Arizona Press E. University Blvd. P.O. Box Tucson, AZ Our offices are located on the fifth floor of the Main Library building, to your right as you exit the elevators. Office hours are 8 a.m. .

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