Readers can find in-depth information in the biological section--which covers more than 7, 500 individuals from earliest recorded history to the present--and in the geographical section, which covers 10, 000 places in all nations of the world. Fascinating appendices cover everything from Academy Award winners to major volcanoes.It consists of the N parts ofNorway, Sweden, and Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. It is inhabited by a nomadic people, the Lapps or Laplanders. La Pla-ta Ila a#39;plaeta; la IplataI port in Argentina, on the Plate River (Rio de la Plata) SE ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Desk Dictionary of People and Places|
|Author||:||Frank R. Abate|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1999|