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Kangarooby : the case of a hybrid toponym

Tent, Jan


The coining of toponyms involves various processes. The most common of these involve such factors as description or association (e.g. Coldwater Creek, Rocky Plain, Round Mountain, Powerline Creek, Shark Bay); the naming of a feature after someone or something (e.g. Mt Kosciuszko, Adelaide, Endeavour River, Collaroy etc.); or the commemoration of an event or occasion (e.g. Cape Tribulation, Agincourt Reefs, Whitsunday Islands) (See Tent & Blair, 2011). In a Placenames Australia article (Tent,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Newsletter of the Australian National Placenames Survey
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher site


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