Samoa Gazetteers

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Gazetteers are dictionaries of place names that describe towns and villages, parishes, districts, rivers and mountains, population size, and other geographical features. Additional information may include major manufacturing works, canals, docks, railroad stations, and postal stations. Gazetteers usually include only the names of places that existed at the time of publication. The place names are generally listed in alphabetical order, similar to a dictionary.

Place-name guides can also help identify places. In the Family History Library Catalog they are listed in the Place Search under:

SAMOA - GAZETTEERS

Web Sites

http://www.samoa.co.uk/gazetteerpage.html

http://world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gadm&lng=en&dat=32&geo=-234&srt=npan&col=aohdq

http://gazetteer.de/gg.php?lng=fr&men=gcis&geo=-22