"For a Canadian, it is both a pleasure and a revelation to browse through this well-written Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
by the distinguished geographer Alan Rayburn."--ATA Chronicle
About the Author
Rayburn was Executive Secretary of the Canadian Permanernt Committee on Geographical Names from 1973 to 1987, and from 1977-87 he served as Rapporteur to the United Nations Group of Experts on the Standardization of Geographical Names. He is the author four other dictionaries of place names. His work is well known to readers of Canadian Geographic, for which he has written 75 columns, many collect4ed on 1994 as Naming Canada (UofT Press)
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