Thursday, April 17, 2008


This online Register of Geographic Names in Victoria, has been upgraded. The new website has improved search functions and for the first time historical information about place names can be submitted by public users and naming authorities. This historical information can also be searched and downloaded.
Historical Content Administrators have been appointed to approve, edit or reject historical information submitted by the public.
VICNAMES holds the names of more than 190,000 places and roads, including landscape features such as mountains and rivers, bounded localities such as suburbs, towns, cities and regions, and physical infrastructure such as roads, reserves and schools.

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