Vol. 48 No. 3 (2000)
Research Article

United States and Canada: Partners in Geographic Names Standardization

Published 2000-12-01



The United States and Canada have each had their own strong national geographic names authorities since the end of the nineteenth century. Toponymic issues each authority addresses are often similar, and cooperation between the two countries on geographical names topics would appear to be of value to both. From Canadian records, the main areas of common interest and exchange during the past century are examined, with particular reference being made to the naming of transboundary features.


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