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Information about finding and describing maps including map scale, place names and digital data.

Where in the world is...?

If you have the name of a city, river, or mountain and want to know where it is situated you need to use a gazetteer. A gazetteer is a list of names of places and features with their locations. To find a gazetteer in Library Search:

  • Use a Keyword search
  • Use gazetteer* as a word

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