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These are recommended reference tools.

Print Reference Tools

Skinner, Malcolm, et. al.(1999). Dictionary of Geography. London: Fitzroy Dearborn.
Location: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating) 910.3 D5542

(2003). Firefly geography dictionary. Toronto: Firefly Books.
Location: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating) 910.3 F523

Warf, Barney. Ed. (2006). Encyclopedia of human geography. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Location: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating) 304.203 E557

Pitzl, Gerald R. Ed. (2004). Encyclopedia of human geography. Westport, CO: Greenwood Pub..
Location: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating) 304.203 P692e

Online Reference Tools

Collins World Atlas Gazetteer
The Collins World Atlas Gazetteer features 90,000 locations. The maps are presented in a highly accessible style, displaying all the qualities for which Collins atlases are renowned: authority, accuracy, style and comprehensive coverage of the world.

Dictionary of Human Geography
Johnston, R. J. Ed. (2006). Dictionary of Human Geography. Oxford, UK : Blackwell Publishers.
Also available in print - location: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating) 910.3 D554 2000

Dictionary of Physical Geography
David S.G. Thomas & Goudie, Andrew. Ed. (2006). Dictionary of Physical Geography. Oxford, UK : Blackwell Publishers.
Also available in print - location: MAIN Reference (Non-circulating)  & MAIN Core (Non-circulating) 910.02 E56 2000

The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography
The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Geography. Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency.

Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.

Oxford: A Dictionary of Geography
Oxford: A Dictionary of Geography. Oxford : Oxford University Press.

Penguin Encyclopedia of Places
Penguin Encyclopedia of Places. London : Penguin.

Philip's World Factbook 2008-2009
Philip's World Factbook 2008-2009. London : Philip’s.

CIA Factbook
CIA World Factbook. Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency.
Also available in print - location: MAIN Government Information (Non-circulating) PREX 3.15: (also available from other locations in the library.)

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