Alaska Gazetteers

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Several excellent gazetteers of Alaska have been published. Some of the most helpful are:

  • Schorr, Alan Edward. Alaska Place Names. Second Edition. Juneau, Alaska: University of Alaska, 1980. FHL Book 979.8 E2a; Film 1321402. Supplement to Donald Orth's book, above.
  • Phillips, James W. Alaska-Yukon Place Names. Seattle, Washington: University of Washington Press, 1973. book 970 E2p.
  • R. L. Polk & Company Polk's 1923-24 Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory. Seattle, Washington: R.L. Polk, 1923. FHL Film 934824 item 2.
  • Geographic Dictionary of Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1902. film 973763 item 2.


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