3 edition of Place-names of Alberta. found in the catalog.
Place-names of Alberta.
Canada. Board on Geographic Board.
by Published for the Geographic Board by the Dept. of the Interior in Ottawa
Written in English
|LC Classifications||F1076 .C26|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||138|
|LC Control Number||28018075|
This first in a series of four reference books focuses on Alberta's official geographical place names combining gazetteer and origin information within the mountains, mountain parks, and foothills and is the most current and complete tool regarding this area of the province's names fascinate everyone, and certainly Alberta has its share of striking and unusual place : Aphrodite Karamitsanis. Genealogy Bookstore - Alberta. The following are individual book titles of interest for this topic. The book links below point to the bookstore online where you may purchase the book if you wish. These links are provided to bring these published resources to your attention as an aid to your research.
Pocahontas, Alberta. So fitting that Pocahontas would be a hub for scenic campgrounds in renowned Jasper National Park. Salmon Arm, British Columbia. The imagery is something you would only see in a hallucination, but it actually refers to the concentration of salmon that used to live in the southwest arm of the Shuswap Lake. Eyebrow, Saskatchewan. For more information about Alberta place names, visit the Geonames page at the Natural Resources Canada website. The Friends of Alberta website has an alphabetical listing of place names in Alberta. Click on a name to find out how it came to be.
Over 2, place names of Alberta (3 rd ed.). Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, Return to the Title page.  Book Chapter: Record Number Title, Analytic: L. A. Weber Connective Phrase: In Author, Monographic: Blue, John Title, Monographic: Alberta past and present; historical and biographical. Place of Publication: Chicago Publisher Name: Pioneer Historical Pub. Co. Date of Publication: Volume ID: III Page(s): Abstract: Weber was born in Waterloo County, Ontario and came to.
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Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa, Published for the Geographic Board by the Dept. of the Interior, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geographic Board of Canada. OCLC Number: Description: pages folded map 25 cm.
Place Names of Alberta: Southern Alberta [Karamitsanis, Aphrodite] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Place Names of Alberta: Southern Alberta. The place-names of Alberta may be divided conveniently into two groups, those which existed before the coming of the full tide of immigration and those which have originated since that date.
The data in this publication are based mainly on the records of the Geographic Board of Canada (), Published and unpublished material gathered by James Author: By Geographic Board of Canada.
Place names of Alberta. Calgary: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society: University of Calgary Press, ©© (OCoLC) Online version: Place names of Alberta.
Search the Place-names of Alberta. book in the database on the Place Names of Alberta website. hide You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of University of Alberta using Archive-It.
This page was captured onand is part of the HCF Alberta Online Encyclopedia collection. This expanded third edition of Community Names of Alberta, gives a comprehensive description of community names of Alberta. Tracing the etymology of Alberta's communities provides a significant historical and cultural insight into Alberta's phases of history.
Complete with locations, this book details the origins of community names in s: 1. Place names of Alberta / Author: edited and introduced by Aphrodite Karamitsanis. Publication info: [Edmonton]: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society and University of Calgary Press, c Format: Book.
Place Names of Alberta includes the names of all cities, towns, villages and municipal districts, all post offices, all railway stations and the names of many of the rivers, streams, lakes and mountains as they were known in This resource is especially helpful to those who are researching Alberta families or history for the period of early setlement of the province.
Top 10 Books on Alberta History by CalgaryLibraryLocHistory - a staff-created list: Alberta's history is filled with heroes and villains, weird stuff and harsh weather. But it is also filled with the stories of those who came out here and stayed, despite all the hardships.
These titles explore some of. About the Book. Toponymy, the study of place names, can provide a wealth of interesting information about a particular region. This new abridged volume of Alberta place names includes entries for a select number (about a quarter) of officially named cultural and geographical features in the province.
Full text of "A linguistic study of Alberta place names" See other formats. Click to download ?book=XDownload Place Names of Alberta: Southern Alberta PDF Free. About this Book Catalog Record Details.
Place-names of Alberta. Pub. for the Geographic board by the Canadian Board on Geographical Names. View full. From Bonavista and Port au Choix in the east, to Malaspina Strait and Port Alberni in the west, this book also reveals the rich Portuguese, Spanish, and Basque contributions to Canada's toponymic heritage.
Naming Canada tells us about place names that became undesirable and had to be changed for reasons of perceived political s: 1. Alberta Place Names The Fascinating People & Stories Behind the Naming of Alberta (Book): Donovan, Larry: A compendium of knowledge, this fascinating little book covers some plus place names in the province of Alberta.
Included within are hamlets, villages, towns and cities, as well as mountain peaks, rivers, lakes and first nations communities. This town in southern Saskatchewan was named after the yellow grass in the area. It was built after the railway line was completed in MORE PLACE NAMES that came from the languages of the First Peoples- Assiniboia (one who cooks with stones) Kinistino (they who were the first to arrive) Makwa (loon) Moosomin (mooseberries).
Full text of "Place names of Alberta, volume III: Central Alberta" See other formats. Toponymy, the study of place names, can provide a wealth of interesting information about a particular region. This new abridged volume of Alberta place names includes entries for a select number (about a quarter) of officially named cultural and geographical features in the province.
The entries are arranged alphabetically for easy reference and include all incorporated bodies such. Query by Geographical Name. Query the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) using the name of a city, town, lake or any other geographical feature.
READ ONLINE Story Behind Alberta Names: How Cities, Towns, Villages, and Hamlets got their Names. English place names in Canada is a list of Canadian place names which are named after places in England, carried over by English emigrants and explorers.
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