Provided by Bartleby.com, the Columbia Gazetteer of North America is a collection of over 50,000 entries of places and features and is described as "far and away the most comprehensive encyclopedia of the geographical places and features of the region." Users can search the database by keyword and by region or browse the entire collection alphabetically. The entries contain brief descriptions, which may include latitude and longitude, population, interesting facts, or other information --depending on what is being described. The District of Columbia entry, for example, consists of a full page of location, history, and other facts relevant to the location. Anyone interested in geography, landforms, or trivia will surely enjoy exploring this appealing site.
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