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7 edition of Oregon geographic names found in the catalog.

Oregon geographic names

by Lewis Ankeny McArthur

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Published by Oregon Historical Society in Portland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon,
  • Oregon.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Oregon,
    • Oregon -- History, Local

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementLewis A. McArthur.
      ContributionsMcArthur, Lewis L., ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF874 .M16 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 835 p. ;
      Number of Pages835
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5304355M
      ISBN 100875950388
      LC Control Number72086812
      OCLC/WorldCa1135868

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Oregon Geographic Names Board (originally known as the Oregon Geographic Board) is responsible for recommending names for geographic features in the state of Oregon Geographic Names Board (originally known as the Oregon Geographic Board) is responsible for recommending names for geographic features in the state of.

      The National Map Gazetteer is the geographic dictionary of domestic feature names allowing users to conduct multi-attribute searches for geographic features based on the current official name, alternate or historical names, feature classifications, states, counties, USGS topographic maps, and other attributes. It also provides access to key. Oregon's first book was Nez-Perce's First Book, an octavo-sized pamphlet published in by the mission at Lapwai in present-day Idaho (then a part of Oregon territory).The book was a lexicon and grammar issued to teach Nez Perce children to read and speak English. Newspaper-publishing ventures soon followed, connecting the new settlers who put down roots across the .

      Without Oregon Geographic Names, there would be many misremembered Oregon place-names and, consequently, a loss of Oregon history. What began with one man’s personal passion and interest is now an important source for Oregon geography and history, with smatterings of etymology, folklore, and humor mixed in.   Clark’s Mountain (Oregon, ). Meriwether Lewis named the peak for William Clark, who climbed it in To commemorate the th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition, the Oregon Geographic Names Board, along with the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, asked that the apostrophe be restored.


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Oregon Geographic Names Board. The Oregon Geographic Names Board is associated with the Oregon Historical Society in Portland. Founded inthe board is an advisor to the United States Board on Geographic Names and is associated with the Oregon Historical Society, which maintains the board’s correspondence and records.

Oregon Geographic Names Board Oregon Historical Society S.W. Park Avenue Portland, OR For more information on place names in Oregon, see Lewis L. McArthur's Oregon Geographic Names, 7th Edition, published by the Oregon Historical Society Press. Oregon geographic names. ([Portland] Published by Binsfords & Mort for the Oregon Historical Society, ), by Lewis A.

McArthur (page images at HathiTrust). InMcArthur paid to have the first edition of Oregon Geographic Names published.

The book was quickly recognized as the authoritative source for information regarding the origins and history of Oregon place names. A second edition was published in The book's third edition was published inshortly after his arters: Portland, Oregon, USA. Oregon Geographic Names. 3rd Edition, Revised and Enlarged McArthur, Lewis A.

Published by Binfords & Mort; Oregon Historical Society, U.S.A. Book Descriptions: An Oregon classic since"Oregon Geographic Names" is a comprehensive reference to place names throughout the state.

A wide range of readers, from librarians and researchers to travellers and avocational historians, have come to depend on the book's exhaustive and sometimes quirky entries over the years.

The Oregon Geographic Names Board One Hundred Years of Toponymie Nomenclature A RELATIVELY UNKNOWN COMPONENT of the Oregon Historical Society is celebrating its centenary this year. The Oregon Geographic Names Board, Oregon's official geographic names authority, was established with a stroke of the pen, when Governor George.

OGN refer to the published book, Oregon Geographic Names, edition. The initials USBGN refer to the federal agency now known as United States Board on Geographical Names at Washington, D.C.

This organization was formerly the United States Geographic Board, and older decisions were published. Oregon geographic names. Portland: Oregon Historical Society, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Lewis A McArthur; Lewis L McArthur.

Books shelved as oregon-history: The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck, Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific E. Oregon Geographic Place Names State of Oregon.

Export Layer About. Metadata. Data Table. History. Services. Added 30 May Updated 13 Sep Views 25 Downloads The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature.

The most reasonable story for its naming came from R. Crawford, supervisor for the Deschutes National Forest, in a letter to Lewis A. McArthur. McArthur was the compiler of information and folklore for Oregon Geographic Names, a book that delves into the origins of names of Oregon locations.

Crawford recalled that in about a German. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government.

The BGN comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of. National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Oregon. Enchanting Vintage Pictures Show National Parks When They Were Young. In the early s, Oregon’s population grew considerably as the Oregon Trail brought many new settlers into the region.

In the late s, the United States and British North America had a dispute about where the border between the two would be. In the Oregon Treaty set the border at the 49th : Amanda Briney.The United States Geological Survey advance sheet followed suit but in the Oregon Geographic Names Board took strong objection to the change and brought their argument before the federal arbiters.

After ten years the old name was restored in Mount McLoughlin, Jackson County.