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Over 2000 place names of Alberta

Eric J. Holmgren

Over 2000 place names of Alberta

by Eric J. Holmgren

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Published by Western Producer Prairie Books in Saskatoon .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Eric J. Holmgren and Patricia M. Holmgren.
      ContributionsHolmgren, Patricia M., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1075.4 .H64 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination301, [9] p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4598847M
      ISBN 100919306675, 0919306756
      LC Control Number77361631

      Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Airdrie; Banff; Bassano; Brooks; Calgary; Canmore; Cochrane. For more information about Alberta place names, visit the Geonames page at the Natural Resources Canada website. The Friends of Alberta website has an alphabetical listing of place names in Alberta. Click on a name to find out how it came to be.

      The landscape of the Blackfoot is a series of named locales linked by paths, movements and narratives. The places are often outstanding natural features, river crossings, or resource patches. Place Resources Corporation - circa Place Gas and Oil Company Ltd. was incorporated in Ontario in and up to the s most of its activities were in Ontario. The name was changed to Place Resources Corporation in and the headquarters moved to Calgary. In it was a ‘junior’ oil company with only 8 employees.

      Jimmy Herman was born on Octo in Cold Lake Reserve, Alberta, Canada. He was an actor, known for Dances with Wolves (), North of 60 () and Reindeer Games (). He died on Septem in Edmonton, Alberta. Over 1, place names are arranged alphabetically, making each entry easy to find and enjoy. There is no end to the entertainment to be derived from browsing through this wonderful collection of colourful stories and s: 2.


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Over 2, place-names of Alberta, [Holmgren, Eric J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Over 2, place-names of Alberta. Title, Monographic: Over 2, place names of Alberta Edition: 3rd Place of Publication: Saskatoon Publisher Name: Western Producer Prairie Books Date of Publication: Page(s): 10 Abstract: InWiesville was renamed Aspen Beach Call Number: University of Alberta, Edmonton.

FC H76 Keywords: Origin of place names/Wiesville. [76] Book Chapter: Record Number Title, Analytic: Carseland Connective Phrase: In Author, Monographic: Holmgren, Eric J.//Holmgren, Patricia M. Title, Monographic: Over 2, place names of Alberta Edition: 3rd Place of Publication: Saskatoon Publisher Name: Western Producer Prairie Books Date of Publication: Page(s): 50 Abstract: Carseland was originally called Griesbach after Emil.

History. Magrath was established in by settlers sent by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from Utah and Mormon settlers were recruited by the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company to construct irrigation works in the area funded by British interests by the family of Sir Alexander Galt.

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Holmgren. FC H55 Community names of Alberta / Ernest G. Mardon. -- FC M37 The Alberta fact book: everything you ever wanted to know about Alberta / Mark Zuehlke.

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Place Names of Alberta includes the names of all cities, towns, villages and municipal districts, all post offices, all railway stations and the names of many of the rivers, streams, lakes and mountains as they were known in This resource is especially helpful to those who are researching Alberta families or history for the period of early setlement of the province.

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FC H55 Over place names of Alberta / Eric J. Holmgren, Patricia M. Holmgren. FC H55 Community names of Alberta / Ernest G. Mardon. -- FC M37 The Alberta fact book: everything you ever wanted to know about Alberta / Mark Zuehlke. This wonderful collection of 76 essays explores the fascinating origin and meaning of the names of some of the towns, villages, cities, islands, mountains, and rivers that make up one of the world's largest countries.

This new edition includes fifteen more essays, and updates the previous essays to include changes, corrections and new names to the year Reviews: 1. Book 9; Decade. s 1; s 1; s 5; s 1; s 1; Collection.

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and Patrick M Holmgren. Welcome. Place Names of Alberta: The Land, the People and Their Stories is a state-of-the-art multimedia website that explores the history of naming in Alberta as well as providing a range of information about names of communities, geographical features and special areas.

The study of place names is called toponymy; thus, the Place Names of Alberta Website is a toponymic resource that. A compendium of knowledge, this fascinating little book covers some plus place names in the province of Alberta.

Included within are hamlets, villages, towns and cities, as well as mountain peaks, rivers, lakes and first nations communities. From A to Z, all the way from Abbot Pass to Zigadenus Lake, you'll learn about the origins of the names, famous inhabitants and interesting tidbits.

Province of Canada Books set in Alberta: [Wolverine: Origin, The Outlander, Green Grass, Running Water, Obasan, Birdie, The Last Crossing. The Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta is a registered, non-profit organization, formed in to promote awareness of Alberta's place names, and encourage interest in its heritage through toponymic study.

The Society works closely with the Alberta Geographical Names Program and serves educational and outreach functions.Scottish Place Names in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Of the names of the communities and neighbourhoods that have been identified to date in Calgary, 73 (%) can be found in Scotland or are based on Scottish family names or Scottish words.- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).

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