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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. published under title: Dictionnaire geographique de la Swisse Issued in parts"Supplement": v.6, p.
It currently comprises 12 volumes (60 deliveries) with a total of more than 16,000 biographies.
It follows the Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich (Biographical Encyclopedia of the Austrian Empire), which dealt with the period between 17 and which was published from 1856 to 1891 in 60 volumes, containing 24,254 critical biographies.
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Das Supplement geht über reine Errata hinaus und bietet zudem zusätzliche Artikel – zum Teil waren sie zu spät bei der Redaktion eingereicht worden – sowie Erweiterungen einzelner Artikel, die sich in der „Mehrzahl […] auf den Buchstaben A beziehen“ (Zur Beachtung, Hinweis zum Supplément in Band 6).A book describing every place name within a given area For example, a gazetteer of the State of New York would include a chapter about Chemung County Within that chapter a description of the topography, minerals, farming, climate, etc would be included for the entire county followed by a list of all towns, rivers, streams, mountains, hills, valleys, and other named things in the county For each entry a description might explain its location and background Gazetteers are extremely helpful in finding places that don't exist any more or learning how a place got its name A list of geographical place or feature names in alphabetical order, usually accompanied by geographic or grid coordinates and basic information about the feature, such as population or classification A gazetteer is a book or a part of a book which lists and describes places.