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Mapping American Toponymy

October 27th, 2005 | Filed under: Mapping, Social | 1 Comment »

Plfy has assembled a revealing series of toponymic (place naming) maps of the United States, based on the GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) dataset provided by USGS. The results instantly illustrate the regional preferences over naming their local body of water, ____ Brook or ____ Creek, ____Pond or ____ Lake, etc.

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