6 edition of Michigan place names found in the catalog.
|Statement||Walter Romig ; foreword by Larry B. Massie.|
|LC Classifications||F564 .R6 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||673 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||673|
|ISBN 10||0814318371, 081431838X|
|LC Control Number||86015858|
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Prior to the time Americans imposed their geographic nomenclature on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan the place names in use were a mixture of Indian and French terms. Before the arrival of the French, the local Chippewa bands used the coastal waters of Lake Superior as fishing grounds. The Michigan place names book islands, bays, points, river mouths, and hills.
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