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Iceland, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names

Iceland, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names

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Published by Defense Mapping Agency in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Iceland.,
  • Iceland -- Gazetteers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared in the Office of Geography, Department of the Interior.
    SeriesGazetteer -- no. 57., Gazetteer (United States Board on Geographic Names) -- no. 57.
    ContributionsUnited States Board on Geographic Names., United States. Office of Geography., United States. Defense Mapping Agency.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15297538M

      Names matter in Iceland, a country of barely , people whose phone book lists subscribers by their first name for the very sensible reason that the vast majority of Icelandic . modate historic international familiarity, are those approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names in its official gazet- teer, an indispensable document that was in the final stage of.

    United States. Defense Mapping Agency. Topographic Center: Africa and Southwest Asia, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. ([Washington, D.C.: Defense Mapping Agency Topographic Center, ]) (page images at HathiTrust) United States. Defense Mapping Agency.   In Statistics Iceland’s recent list of the most common names given to newborns in Iceland last year, Aron tops the list for boys and Katrín for girls. Þór was number one as a second name for boys, followed by Freyr, both of whom are old Norse .

    The name Blaer, which means "light breeze," was initially rejected by state officials since it does not appear on a list of 1, “approved” female names that was compiled by the Icelandic. The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) recommends and approves names and spellings. The BGN is the component of the United States Government that develops policies, principles, and procedures governing the spelling, use, and application of geographic names - domestic, foreign, Antarctic, and undersea.


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Iceland, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the.

Genre/Form: Gazetteers Répertoires géographiques: Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Office of Geography. Iceland, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Get this from a library. Iceland, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. [United States Board on Geographic Names.; United States. The Naming Committee was established in to determine whether new given names not previously used in Iceland are suitable for integration into the country's language and committee comprises three appointees who serve for four years, appointed by the Minister of Justice—one to be nominated by the Icelandic Language Committee, one by the Faculty of Philosophy of the University Website: Get this from a Iceland.

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[United States. Geographic Names Division.; United States Board on Geographic Names.]. Get this from a library. Madagascar, Réunion and the Comoro Islands, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

[United States. Office of Geography.; United States Board on Geographic Names.]. A name's grammatical gender must match the sex of the person bearing the name. There are occasional exceptions, e.g. if a name has traditionally been used by a certain number of Icelanders. If a name is rejected it will not be added to the list of approved Icelandic names: List of rejected Icelandic female names; List of rejected Icelandic male.

NGA GEOnet Names Server (GNS) - GEOnet Names Server (GNS) is the official repository of standard spellings of all foreign geographic names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names (US BGN). Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names - The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN) provides information on place names related to art, art.

A suitable citation note is: "Toponymic information is based on the Geographic Names Database, containing official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and maintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

More information is available at the Maps and Geodata link at The National. Icelandic Names You Could Possibly Use. Many of the Icelandic names have letters that only exist in the Icelandic alphabet. We are talking letters like Æ, Ð, Ý, Á and Ú. Even so, we see an increased interest in people wanting to use Icelandic names when it comes to naming their children.

The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a federal body operating under the United States Secretary of the purpose of the board is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the federal government of the United States. Rumania, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Want to read; 13 Currently reading; Published by Defense Mapping Agency in [Washington, D.C.?. Written in English Subjects: Names, Geographical -- Romania., Romania -- Gazetteers. Iceland - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates.

SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA. The law states that the desired moniker “may not conflict with the linguistic structure of Icelandic.” For instance, the name “Pedro” was rejected recently because no Icelandic name ends with an “O”.

However, “Pedró”, spelled differently with an Icelandic “ó”, was approved, as. Author(s): United States. Office of Geography. Title(s): Chile; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, Description: p. Language: English MeSH: Chile NLM ID: R[Book]. Author(s): United States. Office of Geography. Title(s): Finland; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, Description: vi, p. Language: English Other Subject(s): Names, Geographical NLM ID: R[Book]. Today’s Icelandic baby names. For many of us — of, shall we say, a certain age — our introduction to Iceland came from the classic videogame and TV show, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?.

How else would the name of the city of Reykjavík become a household word to 6- to year-olds. Author(s): United States. Office of Geography. Title(s): Italy and associated areas; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, Description: vi, p. Language: English MeSH: Italy NLM ID: R[Book]. In Icelandic. Many names have been used to refer to Iceland in the Icelandic language.

These names include colloquial, formal, and poetic forms: Eylenda, fem.—island, that is to say Iceland [citation needed] Stephan G. Stephansson Fjarst í eilífðar útsæ vakir eylendan þín.

Far in the eternal yonder sea your island wakes. [citation needed]. In the English-speaking world this name experienced a spike in popularity beginning in the s, peaking in the late s, and declining shortly after that.

It was the most popular name for girls in the United States from to 1. Author(s): United States. Office of Geography. Title(s): Rhodesia and Nyasaland; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, Description: ii, p. Language: English Other Subject(s): Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. NLM ID: R.The regions of Iceland are mainly used for statistical purposes. The district court jurisdictions also follow these divisions.

The postal code system follows the regions as well, with a few exceptions. Prior tothe regions were also used as overall constituencies in certain parliamentary ing its usage in collecting national statistics, particularly census data, these.