Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionary
Completely revised! The ideal geographic reference. Over 54,000 entries with economic, political, and physical data. Comprehensive global coverage. 250 easy-to-read maps. Pronunciations and variant spellings. An alphabetical reference with some 48,000 entries on countries, cities, states, buildings and large constructions, and natural landforms and bodies of water. Most entries contain information on population, size, and location, as well as brief economic and historical notes. Includes detailed B & W maps, some full page, and a list of geographical terms in other languages.
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Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionaryUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This classic lists more than 48,000 mountains, lakes, towns, and countries. For each place, it gives pronunciation, location information, and brief textual data. Retain older editions as they are useful for historical research; their larger maps are excellent for photocopying. Read full review