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Name

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online

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Description

The Getty vocabularies are intended to provide terminology and other information about the objects, artists, concepts, and places important to various disciplines that specialize in art, architecture and material culture. The TGN includes names and associated information about places. Places in TGN include administrative political entities (e.g., cities, nations) and physical features (e.g., mountains, rivers). Current and historical places are included.

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Subjects

Countries
Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Audience

High School
Adults

  
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