Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Placename histories

VICNAMES is the Online register of Geographic names in Victoria of more than 19,000 placenames and roads, including lakes, mountains, rivers, suburbs, localities, towns, cities, regions, roads, reserves and schools. Historical Information can be submitted by public users, from sources such as books, memorial plaques, oral history and more. This information is verified by "Historical content administrators" - a position you can apply for. This website is worth keeping an eye on as content is progresively added.

No comments: