156 x 190 x 19mm
Australia's place names have been significantly influenced by the various cultural groups that make up our society. But why are there so many names of Celtic origin around the New England region of NSW? And what is the relationship between all the West Australian towns whose names end in ...up? Answering these questions and more, 'Australian Place Names' is jam-packed with fascinating information about the sometimes quirky way we've named our homeland.
Entries are arranged alphabetically and include the names of cities, towns, villages, creeks, mountains and other geographical features. Each entry comprises the meaning and cultural origin of the place name.