Sunday, April 11, 2010

Atlas of True Names

This might be a cool gift for the geography buff you know.

Well, that explains almost all of the -stans.  Jade Rock in Xinjiang may refer to Upal.  The word opal came from this town's name, as it is a source of the stone.

Place names in California and the American Southwest

Place names of the Eastern Seaboard

No comments: