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Several excellent gazetteers of [[Portal:Alaska|Alaska]] have been published. Some of the most helpful are:  
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Several excellent gazetteers of [[Alaska|Alaska]] have been published. Some of the most helpful are:  
  
 
Orth, Donald J. ''Dictionary of Alaska Place Names.'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1967. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=70205&disp=Dictionary+of+Alaska+place+names++ book 979.8 E5d; film 1321413 item 2].)  
 
Orth, Donald J. ''Dictionary of Alaska Place Names.'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1967. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=70205&disp=Dictionary+of+Alaska+place+names++ book 979.8 E5d; film 1321413 item 2].)  

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

Orth, Donald J. Dictionary of Alaska Place Names. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1967. (Family History Library book 979.8 E5d; film 1321413 item 2.)

Schorr, Alan Edward. Alaska Place Names. Second Edition. Juneau, Alaska: University of Alaska, 1980. (Family History Library 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. (Family History Library book 970 E2p.)

R. L. Polk & Company Polk's 1923-24 Alaska-Yukon Gazetteer and Business Directory. Seattle, Washington: R.L. Polk, 1923. (Family History Library film 934824 item 2.)

Geographic Dictionary of Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1902. (Family History Library film 973763 item 2.)

Web Sites

http://www.world-gazetteer.com/gg.php?lng=en&men=gcis&geo=-3757

http://library.state.ak.us/hist/parham.html