A Record of Tasmanian Nomenclature

A Record of Tasmanian Nomenclature : With Dates and Origins (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Record of Tasmanian Nomenclature: With Dates and Origins It is curious to note, too, the sys tens of nomenclature adopted by differ ent persons. The early Governors largely adopted either personal names or place names familiar to them by early association - as Bothwell, Launces ton. And Perth. Some explorers drew on classic lore for their purpose. And thus we have Mounts Olympus and Ida, and the River Styx. Others became reminiscent of Britain's wars, with the result that Tasmania has the Inkerman River, ' Mt. Wellington, and' Alma Range. Some turned their thoughts into the paths of research. And bestowed the names of great scientists, as Hartz, Darwin, Huxley, and others. Thus, the source of Tasmanian names is as puzzling as it is diversified. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243267517
  • 9780243267514