Aboriginal place names by Alexander Wyclif Reed

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Published by Reed New Holland in Sydney .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Names, Geographical -- Australia,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Names,
  • Australian languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc

Edition Notes

Originally published: Aboriginal place names and their meanings. [Artarmon] Sydney : Reed, [1967].

Book details

StatementA.W. Reed.
GenreGlossaries, vocabularies, etc.
SeriesAboriginal library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU91 .R4 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL487620M
ISBN 101876334002
LC Control Number98217459
OCLC/WorldCa38903725

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